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Unformatted text preview: BIOL 240 Differ en tial Diagnosis 1 Differential Diagnosis-1 A 9-year-old girl with a history of cough, conjunctivitis, and fever (38.3C [101F]) now has a macular rash that starts on her face and neck that is spreading to the rest of her body. Rash Skin; mucous membran es Candida albicans Candidi asis High fever fol owed by body rash Respirat ory tract HHV6; HHV7 Roseola Facial rash Respirat ory tract Parvovirus B19 Fifth disease Similar to measles, mild, less extensive rash; disappears in 3 days Respirat ory tract Rubel a virus Rubel a Rash, face spreading to trunk and extremities Respirat ory tract Measles virus Measles Treatment Method of transmission Symptoms Portal of entry Pathogen Disease Skin; mucous membranes Candida albicans Candidiasis Respiratory tract HHV6; HHV7 Roseola Respiratory tract Parvovirus B19 Fifth disease Respiratory tract Rubel a virus Rubel a Respiratory tract Measles virus Measles Diagnosis Portal of entry Pathogen Disease BIOL 240 Differ en tial Diagnosis...
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