Case Conference Archive

Twin Cities ID Clinical Case Conference Archive

The Twin Cities Infectious Diseases Clinical Case Conference is a weekly case conference hosted by the University of Minnesota. The live conference is held at the University of Minnesota in the Mayo Building 3-100 conference room every Tuesday from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM. It is also live video-cast to the Minneapolis VA Medical Center 3B-108 conference room. Typically, two cases are presented each week. Speakers include faculty, staff, fellows, residents, medical students and special guests from hospitals and health systems throughout the Twin Cities. If you wish to be included on the email list for this conference, please send your request to idfellow@umn.edu

Below is an archive of this conference for your reference.

2018

2018

December 4, 2018

Emerging Causes of Community-acquired Gastroenteritis - How Do They Fit In? by Kirk Smith, DVM, MS, PhD

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November 20, 2018

Fever in a Returning Traveler by Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD (00:01:18)

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November 13, 2018

True True and Unrelated: HIV pt with systemic scleroderma (00:00:01)
Case Report: Shigella in an HIV pt with diarrhea then mental status changes and HSV-2 in CSF (00:30:05, audio begins at 00:31:57)

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November 6, 2018

Cryptococcal Meningitis Exploring the Unknown by Mahsa Abassi, DO [Cryptococcus] (00:01:16)

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October 30, 2018

Advanced Gorgas Course 2018: Lessons from Peru by Megan Shaughnessy, MD, MS

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October 16, 2018

A Meal to Remember by Robertson Bayer, MD, PhD [Listeria] (00:00:01)
Sequencing: The Next Generation by Alec Duffy, MD [Pseudomonas] (00:12:50)

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October 9, 2018

Challenges in Diagnostic Testing by Mahsa Abassi, DO [Histoplasma abscess] (00:00:08)
6 year-old boy returning from Africa with chronic cough and eosinophilia by Satja Issaranggoon Na Ayuthaya, MD [eosinophilia] (00:34:45)

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October 2, 2018

Emerging pathogen? Or was it there all along? by Trisha Robinson, MPH [Cyclospora] (00:00:01)

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September 25, 2018

Wound Culture Cow-nundrum by Ashley Husebye, MD [necrotizing skin infections, Actinobaculum schaalii] (00:00:15)
Opportunist or foreboder of catastrophe? by Abdul Ahmad, DO, MPH [Clostridium perfringens bacteremia] (00:25:36)

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September 18, 2018

HIV Care in Women of Color by Brinda Desai, MD (00:00:35)
Blastomycosis by Alex Alejos, MD (00:33:50)

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September 11, 2018

Skin lesions in a person from Liberia by Frank Rhame, MD [leprosy] (00:00:10)
Report from the July International AIDS Conference: Antiretroviral therapy, now and future by Frank Rhame, MD (00:35:12)

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August 21, 2018

A Tale of Two Cancers by Robertson Bayer, MD, PhD [Kaposi Sarcoma] (00:00:00) (the ppt presentation is included due to a partial recording)
Acute CHF in 26-year-old male. Please assist. by Molly Clark, MD [Myocarditis] (00:06:49)
Rash, fever and vomiting fresh from the woods by Thomas Freeman, MD [HSV-1 meningitis] (00:26:25)

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August 14, 2018

Dizzy, Weak and Unstable by Shannon Andrews, MD [HIV, brain lesion] (00:00:12)
What do these two things have in common? by Caleb Skipper, MD [Chikungunya] (00:23:40)

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August 7, 2018

The hepatocytes are restless by Dimitri Drekonja, MD, MS [CMV hepatitis] (00:00:50)
TB, or not TB? by James Johnson, MD [Mycobacterium avium complex] (00:31:10)

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June 26, 2018

Fever and Severe Back Pain in a Pregnant Patient by Suk Yin Chan-Colenbrander, MD, MMedSc [mediastinal abscess] (00:00:25)
19 Year Old with Angelman Syndrome by Bazak Sharon, MD [mycoplasma pneumoniae infection] (00:26:04)

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June 19, 2018

Extremely Drug-Resistant Bacteria: a Minnesota Perspective in 3 Acts by Melissa Anacker, PhD, Jennifer Dale, PhD and Paula Snippes Vagnone, MT-ASCP (00:00:12)

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June 12, 2018

Clinical Conundrum in HIV Care by Mahsa Abassi, DO [Kaposi sarcoma, immune reconstitution] (00:00:05)
The Natural Course of Untreated HIV Infection in an Adult Patient Seen at HCMC by Ketzela Marsh, MD, MS [pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma] (00:33:40)

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June 5, 2018

Five-year-old girl presenting with sepsis by Satja Issaranggoon Na Ayuthaya, MD [Haemophilus A sepsis] (00:00:18)
Maybe Kids Shouldn't Have Everything by Farah Cassis-Ghavami, MD [Streptobacillus moniliformis sepsis] (00:29:22)

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May 29, 2018

Coughing up one final case for ID conference by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [Bordetella Bronchisepticum]
Intractable Headache in Post Liver Transplant Patient by Supavit Chesdachai, MD [Cryptococcus meningitis]

May 22, 2018

Unfortunate Fall by Sarah Lofgren, MD [Clostridium osteomyelitis] (00:00:17)
A Pain in the Neck Diagnosis by Rachel LaNasa, MD [Histoplasma chronic meningitis] (00:15:42)

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May 15, 2018

Pharmacology of PrEP by Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD (00:00:17)
Leaky faucets X2 by Frank Rhame, MD [Coxiella prosthetic valve endocarditis] (00:27:55)

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May 8, 2018

Patients who make poor decisions and the Staphylococci who love them by Alison Galdys, MD
Emergency Hospitalization Holds by Steven Miller, MD

May 1, 2018

Brain on Fire by Alice Lehman, MD [HSV with anti-NMDA receptor associated encephalitis] (00:00:17)
Subacute encephalitis by Sahar Lotfi-Emran, MD, PhD [Lupus cerebritis, group B strep bacteremia + C diff] (00:20:40)
The Amoeba of my Eye by Monica Youssef by Monica Youssef, MD [pneumocystis] (00:41:30)
Diagnostic Dilemmas in Patient with CNS Lesions by Nicholas Zorko, MD, PhD [PTLD] (00:56:26)

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April 24, 2018

Prostatic Abscess by Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD [abscess from intravesicular BCG] (00:00:24)
1 in 114 million by Dimitri Drekonja, MD, MS [Streptococcus mitis epidural abscess] (00:33:40)

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April 17, 2018

A case of persistent epididymitis by Jon Alpern, MD [tuberculosis] (00:00:30)
Pneumonia in a 69-year-old man by Omobosola Akinsete, MBBS [coccidioidomycosis pneumonia] (00:31:28)

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April 10, 2018

A pain in the neck by Muthu Narayan, DO, MPH [mumps] (00:00:40)
In hindsight... by Ashley Husebye, MD [drug-resistant Serratia infection] (00:32:32)

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April 3, 2018

Radiographic Clues for Diagnosing Atypical Pulmonary Infections by Camille Robichaux, MD (00:00:30)
29-year-old male with moderate persistent asthma by Kellen Allbrecht, MD [pulmonary aspergillosis] (00:21:16)

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March 20, 2018

Days of yore: refractory pneumonia in advanced HIV by Frank Rhame, MD [Nocardia abscessus] (00:00:25)
Men in yellow & the pigs by Jose Debes, MD, MS [acute hepatitis E infection] (00:26:24)

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March 13, 2018

An Unwelcome Visitor Returns: A Curious Case of Testicular Pain by Rachel LaNasa, MD [tuberculosis] (00:00:14)
Weak, Hot and Cramped: A Transplant Case Presentation by Jessica Boettcher, DO [mucormycosis] (00:33:54)

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March 6, 2018

A 64 Year Old Man Presents with Chest Pain by Edra Nordstrom, MD [Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis] (00:00:10)

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February 27, 2018

Emerging Trends in Reported Syphilis Cases by Dawn Ginzl, MPH [syphilis] (00:00:16)

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February 20, 2018

Pre-Transplant Evaluation and Post-Transplant Outcomes that Went in Unexpected Directions! by Karam Obeid, MD [genitourinary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection] (00:00:17)
How did that get there? by Meghan Rothenberger, MD [Strep intermedius, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Pasteurella multocida] (00:28:42)

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February 13, 2018

A Perplexing Plethora of Pathogens or a Parsimonious Problem? by Aaron DeVries, MD, MPH [cryptococcal lung infection, suspect histoplasmosis dual infection] (00:00:50)
When UTI Makes You Cry by James Johnson, MD [UTI] (00:32:46)

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February 6, 2018

Fever in a liver transplant patient after organ rejection by Viral Vakil, MD [CMV infection] (00:00:30)
Epigastric pain and a red RUQ "bump" in an HIV+ patient with TB by Leo Laub, MD [Kaposi sarcoma] (00:24:54)

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January 30, 2018

A Small Gap by Ashley Husebye, MD [ureaplasma parvum osteomyelitis] (00:00:45)
An 11-year-old Boy Returns from Africa with a Fever by Satja Issaranggoon Na Ayuthaya, MD [ESBL E coli liver abscess] (00:29:17)

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January 23, 2018

Coccidioides pulmonary infection derived from donor lung transplant by Nicholas Yared, MD [Coccidioides immitis] (00:00:01)
Don't be so (Gram) Negative! by Ashley Cubillos, PharmD, BCPS [Enterobacter cloacae] (00:28:40)

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January 16, 2018

A Rash in a Toddler by Robert Galvin, MD [eczema herpeticum] (00:00:11)
Diarrhea in an Adolescent by Zachary Shaheen [shiga-toxin producing E coli] (00:30:29)

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January 9, 2018

AdDRESSing MRSA Bacteremia by Jessica Gaulter, MD [vancomycin Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms] (00:00:19)
Bacteremia, & Fungemia, & Other -Itis...Oh My by Justin Cohenour, MD [Candida and Enterococcus] (00:28:26)

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January 2, 2018

Reclaiming HOPE! by Mahsa Abassi, DO [liver transplant, HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act] (00:00:30)
Teeth in Pre-transplant Evaluation by Jo-Anne Young, MD [pre-transplant evaluation] (00:25:09)

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2017

2017

December 19, 2017

A Case to Justify Your Fear of the Dentist's Office by Caleb Skipper, MD [Prevotella oralis] (00:00:47)
The Vacation from Hell by Beth Thielen, MD, PhD [infected liposuction site] (00:33:22)

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December 12, 2017

Eighty-five year old man with progressive dyspnea by Sarah Parker, MD [Trichosporon] (00:00:01)
Fifty-eight year old female with fevers by Gowri Kabbur, MD [Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis] (00:15:16)

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November 28, 2017

My Worst Diagnosis by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [eosinophilic variant of Sweet's syndrome] (00:00:25)
Page ID Quick: Curbside Conundrums of a New Fellow by Jessica Boettcher, DO [anti-infection prophylaxis, endocarditis] (00:30:09)

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November 21, 2017

Let's Talk by Joseph Thurn, MD, MPH [HSV-2] (00:00:26)
To Be or Not To Be... by Mahsa Abassi, DO [cryptococcal meningitis, disseminated TB] (00:32:53)

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November 14, 2017

Fever and Altered Mental Status in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Patient by Naoko Onizuka, MD [hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)] (00:00:32)
Hemoptysis: Bronchitis or Not by Abigail Peterson, MD [bacteremia] (00:12:11)
Psoriasis in HIV by Sanna Ronkainen, MD (00:31:56)

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November 7, 2017

Answering the Call by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [arachnid bites, group B strep] (00:01:29)
Good Transplant, Bad Fever by Winston Cavert, MD [parvovirus infection] (00:36:05)

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October 31, 2017

TBD (peds case) by Shannon Andrews, MD [Rhizopus] (00:00:31)
Two Cases when PrEP Care was Not-So-Simple" by Ketzela Marsh, MD, MS [pre-exposure prophylaxis] (00:27:26)

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October 17, 2017

A Leg to Stand On by Marta Michalska-Smith, MD [extrapulmonary blastomycosis] (00:00:22)
Posaconazole Substitution for Voriconazole-associated Phototoxicity by Audrey Jacobsen, MD [phototoxicity] (00:21:09)
Febrile in the ICU by Eric Wilkerson, MD [Seratonin syndrome] (00:31:14)
Can you have more than one pneumonia? by Abdelghani El Rafei, MD [pneumocystis pneumonia] (00:44:32)

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October 10, 2017

Defcon-1 by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [Brucella bacteremia] (00:00:07)
Ugandan Male Presenting with Headache: How Do We Work Up Possible Meningitis in Uganda? by Sarah Lofgren, MD [cryptococcosis] (00:31:20)

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October 3, 2017

The Changing Face of Varicella Disease in Minnesota, 2004-2017 by Vicki Buttery, MS [varicella disease] (00:02:15)
Measles in Minnesota by Jayne Griffith, MA, MPH [measles] (00:37:33)

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September 26, 2017

Unexpected Complications by Muthu Narayan, DO, MPH [TB IRIS] (00:01:45)
Mad as a hatter, hot as a hare: Toxidrome or not? by Beth Thielen, MD, PhD [Legionella] (00:29:52)

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September 19, 2017

ID Case Conference by Carlos Moscoso, MD, PhD [Cocciciodomycosis] (00:00:00)
ID Case Conference by Soren Craig-Muller, MD [Listerial rhomboencephalitis] (00:31:02)

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September 12, 2017

Indolent Foot Infection in a Healthy 84 Year Old Woman by Frank Rhame, MD [Nocardia] (00:00:06)
Microbiology Aspects of the Case by Glen Hansen, PhD [Nocardia] (00:26:50)

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August 22, 2017

Exploring Arboviruses by Polly Godfrey, MD [arthropod-borne viruses] (00:00:25)
Neutropenia and HIV by Shemal Shah, DO [neutropenia] (00:15:52)
Fungal Pneumonia in a Lung Transplant Patient by Melissa Plesac, MD [Candida auris] (00:28:30)
Cerebellar Lesion in an Immunocompetent Patient by Eloy Ordaya Espinoza, MD [Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM)] (00:47:11)

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August 15, 2017

Management Conundrums of a Dependent Liver Pathogen by Nicholas Yared, MD [Hepatitis D] (00:00:24)
Name That Itis by Shannon Andrews, MD [Hashimoto's encephalopathy] (00:29:21)

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August 8, 2017

It's Not UTI: it's BPCUS! by James Johnson, MD [UTI nomenclature] (00:00:08)
Render a Diagnosis by Joseph Thurn, MD, MPH [Rickettsia typhi] (00:31:10)

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August 1, 2017

A 9 Year Old Boy with Chest Swelling by Laura Norton, MD, MS [Paragonimus kellicotti] (00:02:19)
A Delicate Balance of Competing Risks: A Case from Uganda by Josh Rhein, MD [HIV, cryptococcal meningitis] (00:32:25)

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June 27, 2017

Unexplained Deaths and Critical Illness Surveillance System, Minnesota by Victoria Hall, DVM, MS [LCMV] (00:01:24)
Suspicious minds...are a good thing for public health by Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD [Group A Strep] (00:33:48)

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June 20, 2017

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who Needs Vanco of Them All by Lauren Radermacher, PharmD [Vancomycin use] (00:01:10)
A Moment on the Lips by Elliot Mills, MD [disseminated HSV1] (00:33:37)

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June 13, 2017

A brain lesion in an AIDS patient by Rachel LaNasa, MD [progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)] (00:00:10)
68-year old man with CML treated with Dasatinib by Sarah Hayes, PharmD [Lactobacillus bacteremia] (00:32:12)

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June 6, 2017

Is it Real or Contaminant? by Muhanad Mohamed, MBBS [Corynebacterium striatum] (00:00:01)
Once Bitten, Twice Sick by Matthew Pullen, MD [Anaplasmosis] (00:30:43)

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May 30, 2017

Cases from Down Under by Gowri Satyanarayana, MD [Histoplasmosis, disseminated mycobacterium chelonae) (00:03:17)

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May 16, 2017

Looking for the knee-dle in the haystack by Beth Thielen, MD, PhD [Mycobacterium bovis infection] (00:01:14)
Hot or Cold by Muthu Narayan, DO, MPH [Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection] (00:35:07)

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May 9, 2017

Fever in the neonatal ICU: an adult case by Alison Galdys, MD [CMV] (00:01:29)
Can a person be infected with a type of fluke worm? by Jo-Anne Young, MD [Primary EBV] (00:34:38)

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May 2, 2017

When a Fungi isn't a Fun Guy by Matthew Pullen, MD [Histoplasmosis] (00:00:52)
Microbes, Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction by Phillip Peterson, MD (00:29:50)

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April 25, 2017

Woes of an Expatriate by Teresa Fox, MD [reactive arthritis during Chlamydia infection] (00:00:01)*
Case presentation from the Minneapolis VA by Sasha Prisco, MD, PhD [Streptococcus gordonii] (00:22:33)
Acute on chronic back pain by Leo Laub, MD [tuberculous vertebral osteomyelitis] (00:46:30)
*The audio is missing for the first presentation but is restored for the second and third presentations.

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April 18, 2017

Zika and Transplant. What ARE we doing? by Jaime Green, MD [Zika] (00:00:01)

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April 4, 2017

Hepatitis C Management: HIV as a Special Population? by Kay Schwebke, MD, MPH [HIV / HCV] (00:01:00)
Guess Who's Back? Back again... by Ketzela Marsh, MD, MS [Anaplasma infection] (00:37:45)

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March 28, 2017

Cultures are Negative: Is this Infectious? by Christopher Kobe, MD [endocarditis] (00:00:18)
Pneumonia in patient with IL-12 deficiency by Darin Ruanpeng, MD [pneumonia] (00:15:30)
Sleeping Beauty by Brittney Schultz, MD [anaplasmosis] (00:40:50)

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March 14, 2017

A Case of Cellulitis, or Something Else? by Nicholas Yared, MD [Sweet's Syndrome] (00:05:00)
Finger Swelling in a Patient with RA by Jon Alpern, MD [Nocardia nova joint infection] (00:33:15)

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March 7, 2017

The Epidemiological Puzzle of the Century - Solved, but the Disease Emerges Still by Richard Danila, PhD, MPH [Legionnaire's Disease] (00:00:07)

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February 28, 2017

Four C's, One Case by Joseph Thurn, MD, MPH [Clostridium cadaveris and Clostridium bartlettii] (00:00:45)
Day 17 Following Single Lung Transplantation by Jo-Anne Young, MD [Ureaplasma causing hyperammonemia] (00:30:07)

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February 21, 2017

Nodes aPoppin by Frank Rhame, MD [syphilis] (00:00:01)
The (HA)ART of the Matter by Alison Galdys, MD [CMV encephalitis] (00:28:29)
*The PowerPoint presentations are included due to technical difficulties with the transmission of the presentation.

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February 14, 2017

Flightless Birds by Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD [Sporothricoid eruption] (00:00:21)

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January 31, 2017

A Curious Case of Bacteremia by Bariituu Adam, MD [pyomyositis] (00:00:50)
Neutropenic Fever in a 38 Year Old by Jeremy Taylor, MD [VRE sepsis] (00:16:12)
Reconsidering an Initial Diagnosis for Hypoxia by Matthew Yocum, MD [pneumocystis] (00:42:36)

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January 24, 2017

The King's Touch by Jonathan Sellman, MD [Kinkajou bite] (00:00:00)
A History of Two Physicians and Epidemic Typhus by Jonathan Sellman, MD (00:15:11)

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January 17, 2017

Just Another Neutropenic Fever by Ketzela Marsh, MD, MS [Disseminated tuberculosis in kidney transplant recipient] (00:01:00)
An Uncommon Cause for a Common Disease by Muhanad Mohamed, MBBS [Pyomyositis from Enterobacter cloacae] (00:34:29)

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January 10, 2017

Progressive Skin Nodules in a Somali Immigrant by Jon Alpern, MD [leprosy] (00:01:05)
Guess Who's Back by Shannon Andrews, MD [2 year old with CGD] (00:32:07)

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2016

2016

December 20, 2016

Keeping Abreast of Emerging Infectious Diseases by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii mastitis(00:03:31)
Tantalizing Tales of Troublesome Twists in Tuberculosis Treatment by R. Bryan Rock, MD [Viability staining for Mycobacterium tuberculosis(00:36:03)

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December 6, 2016

A Liquid-Filled Lung Lesion by Tiffany Albrecht, DO (lung abscess) (00:00:25)
50 year old female with 2 weeks fever by Edra Nordstrom, MD (CMV mononucleosis) (00:15:55)
A VRE Interesting Patient by Jonathan Bjork, MD (VRE) (00:34:00)
Positive IGRA...No Cough by Shemal Shah, DO (workup for genital TB) (00:47:32)

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November 15, 2016

What's Old is New and What's New is Mold by Edwin Periera, MD (00:09:00)
An Old Foe in New Form by Alison Galdys, MD (00:34:25)

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November 1, 2016

Headaches and Weakness in a Young Female by Muthu Narayan (PGY4) (00:02:15)
TB or Not TB by Beth Thielen (PGY5) (00:33:25)

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October 18, 2016

Fevers, Shoulder Pain, and the Culture Contaminant by Rachel LaNasa (PGY4) (00:04:30)
Cough, Fever, and a Limp in a School-age Boy by Shannon Andrews (PGY6) (00:26:05)

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October 11, 2016

How Long will this Cellulitis Last by Janewit Wongboonsin (PGY2) (00:03:20)
A World Apart: A Case of a New Arrival Refugee by Nasreen Quadri (PGY2) (00:36:30)

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September 27, 2016

Case of an Unusual Joint Infection by Jon Alpern (PGY5) (00:16:50)
FUO in a child by Ketzela Marsh (PGY6) (00:47:30)

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September 20, 2016

Quantitative Real-time PCR: EBV Viral Load Testing by Sophie Arbefeville, MD (00:09:11)

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September 13, 2016

The Backwoodsman with Fatigue by Jessica Schultz (PGY2) (00:00:54)
AML Patient with Altered Mental Status by Christine Tran (PGY2) (00:16:10)

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