2019 Monthly Case Studies
As part of a health screening for refugees, a local private diagnostic laboratory was contracted to process fecal specimens.
A 36-year-old man, who has made 2-3 trips per year for the past 5 years to various countries in Africa, sought medical attention for a recent episode of angioedema of the face and arms.
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