Lab Case 155

A 6 year old is brought in by ambulance on a P1 due to a GCS of 9.

Mum found him on the floor of the lounge unresponsive. She thinks he was quite stiff at the time and had urinated. She did not witness any jerky movements.

He was unwell for 2-3 days with a cough, runny nose and fevers, saw the GP today and was prescribed amoxicillin.

On arrival:

GCS 9

T  37.2

HR  125/min

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Lab Case 154

A 17 year old girl presents with 3 weeks of fevers, lethargy, general body aches and palpitations. She was diagnosed with a blood disorder in childhood but is on no regular medications and has no other significant medical issues.

Vitals: T 38.2,  PR  138/min

Her blood results show: Continue reading

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