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 copp0008@umn.edu.

Below is an archive of this conference for your reference.

February 20, 2018

Pre-Transplant Evaluation and Post-Transplant Outcomes that Went in Unexpected Directions! by Karam Obeid, MD [genitourinary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection] (mark 00:00:17)
How did that get there? by Meghan Rothenberger, MD [Strep intermedius, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Pasteurella multocida] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:50)
When UTI Makes You Cry by James Johnson, MD [UTI] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:30)
Epigastric pain and a red RUQ "bump" in an HIV+ patient with TB by Leo Laub, MD [Kaposi sarcoma] (mark 00:24:54)

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January 30, 2018

A Small Gap by Ashley Husebye, MD [ureaplasma parvum osteomyelitis] (mark 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] (mark 00:29:17)

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January 23, 2018

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

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January 16, 2018

A Rash in a Toddler by Robert Galvin, MD [eczema herpeticum] (mark 00:00:11)
Diarrhea in an Adolescent by Zachary Shaheen [shiga-toxin producing E coli] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:19)
Bacteremia, & Fungemia, & Other -Itis...Oh My by Justin Cohenour, MD [Candida and Enterococcus] (mark 00:28:26)

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January 2, 2018

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

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December 19, 2017

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

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December 12, 2017

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

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November 28, 2017

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

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November 21, 2017

Let's Talk by Joseph Thurn, MD, MPH [HSV-2] (mark 00:00:26)
To Be or Not To Be... by Mahsa Abassi, DO [cryptococcal meningitis, disseminated TB] (mark 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)] (mark 00:00:32)
Hemoptysis: Bronchitis or Not by Abigail Peterson, MD [bacteremia] (mark 00:12:11)
Psoriasis in HIV by Sanna Ronkainen, MD (mark 00:31:56)

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November 7, 2017

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

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October 31, 2017

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

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October 17, 2017

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

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October 10, 2017

Defcon-1 by Arick Sabin, DO, MPH [Brucella bacteremia] (mark 00:00:07)
Ugandan Male Presenting with Headache: How Do We Work Up Possible Meningitis in Uganda? by Sarah Lofgren, MD [cryptococcosis] (mark 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] (mark 00:02:15)
Measles in Minnesota by Jayne Griffith, MA, MPH [measles] (mark 00:37:33)

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September 26, 2017

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

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September 19, 2017

ID Case Conference by Carlos Moscoso, MD, PhD [Cocciciodomycosis] (mark 00:00:00)
ID Case Conference by Soren Craig-Muller, MD [Listerial rhomboencephalitis] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:06)
Microbiology Aspects of the Case by Glen Hansen, PhD [Nocardia] (mark 00:26:50)

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August 22, 2017

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

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August 15, 2017

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

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August 8, 2017

It's Not UTI: it's BPCUS! by James Johnson, MD [UTI nomenclature] (mark 00:00:08)
Render a Diagnosis by Joseph Thurn, MD, MPH [Rickettsia typhi] (mark 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] (mark 00:02:19)
A Delicate Balance of Competing Risks: A Case from Uganda by Josh Rhein, MD [HIV, cryptococcal meningitis] (mark 00:32:25)

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June 27, 2017

Unexplained Deaths and Critical Illness Surveillance System, Minnesota by Victoria Hall, DVM, MS [LCMV] (mark 00:01:24)
Suspicious minds...are a good thing for public health by Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD [Group A Strep] (mark 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] (mark 00:01:10)
A Moment on the Lips by Elliot Mills, MD [disseminated HSV1] (mark 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)] (mark 00:00:10)
68-year old man with CML treated with Dasatinib by Sarah Hayes, PharmD [Lactobacillus bacteremia] (mark 00:32:12)

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June 6, 2017

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

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May 30, 2017

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

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May 23, 2017

Spontaneous Gram Negative Bacteremia by Sahar Lotfi-Emran, MD, PhD [pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia] (mark 00:00:00)
Whence came it? by Matthew Matsunaga, MD [staph aureus infection] (mark 00:18:30)
HIV and the transgender community by Justin Cohenour, MD [HIV and AIDS] (mark 00:41:15)

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May 16, 2017

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

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May 9, 2017

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

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May 2, 2017

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

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April 25, 2017

Woes of an Expatriate by Teresa Fox, MD [reactive arthritis during Chlamydia infection] (mark 00:00:01)
Case presentation from the Minneapolis VA by Sasha Prisco, MD, PhD [Streptococcus gordonii] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:01)

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April 11, 2017

The Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen in Infectious Medicine by Cory Dubose, DO and Christopher Logue, MD (mark 00:02:15)

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April 4, 2017

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

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March 28, 2017

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

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March 14, 2017

A Case of Cellulitis, or Something Else? by Nicholas Yared, MD [Sweet's Syndrome] (mark 00:05:00)
Finger Swelling in a Patient with RA by Jon Alpern, MD [Nocardia nova joint infection] (mark 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] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:45)
Day 17 Following Single Lung Transplantation by Jo-Anne Young, MD [Ureaplasma causing hyperammonemia] (mark 00:30:07)

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February 21, 2017

Nodes aPoppin by Frank Rhame, MD [syphilis] (mark 00:00:01)
The (HA)ART of the Matter by Alison Galdys, MD [CMV encephalitis] (mark 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] (mark 00:00:21)

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February 7, 2017

What Goes Up Must Come Down by Beth Thielen, MD, PhD [PFAPA Syndrome] (mark 00:01:15)
When "GO TO THE ER!" is More Than a Friendly Suggestion by Matthew Pullen, MD [Pantoea (Enterobacter) agglomerans bacteremia] (mark 00:36:28)

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January 31, 2017

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

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January 24, 2017

The King's Touch by Jonathan Sellman, MD [Kinkajou bite] (mark 00:00:00)
A History of Two Physicians and Epidemic Typhus by Jonathan Sellman, MD (mark 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] (mark 00:01:00)
An Uncommon Cause for a Common Disease by Muhanad Mohamed, MBBS [Pyomyositis from Enterobacter cloacae] (mark 00:34:29)

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January 10, 2017

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

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December 20, 2016

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

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December 6, 2016

A Liquid-Filled Lung Lesion by Tiffany Albrecht, DO (lung abscess) (mark 00:00:25)
50 year old female with 2 weeks fever by Edra Nordstrom, MD (CMV mononucleosis) (mark 00:15:55)
A VRE Interesting Patient by Jonathan Bjork, MD (VRE) (mark 00:34:00)
Positive IGRA...No Cough by Shemal Shah, DO (workup for genital TB) (mark 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 (mark 00:09:00)
An Old Foe in New Form by Alison Galdys, MD (mark 00:34:25)

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November 1, 2016

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

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October 18, 2016

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

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October 11, 2016

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

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September 27, 2016

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

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September 20, 2016

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

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September 13, 2016

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

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