Pearls from Dr. Jay Dobkin

54 y/o man s/p splenectomy p/w septic shock, DIC from Capnocytophaga bacteremia


  • Indication for PLEX?

    Posted 09/14/16 09:17:41 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Immunity in the Asplenic Patient

    Posted 09/14/16 09:42:37 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Sepsis in the Asplenic Patient

    Posted 09/14/16 09:43:34 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • Capnocytophaga canimorsus

    Posted 09/14/16 09:45:02 AM by Matthew Cummings

  • For further reading...

    Indications for plasma exchange (Am. Soc. Hematology Review)
    Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (Review)
    Capnocytophaga: emerging cause of sepsis
    Care of the asplenic patient (NEJM review)
    Capnocytophaga NEJM CPC

    Posted 09/14/16 09:48:22 AM by Matthew Cummings

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