A young local woman who was previously well went on a 9-day missionary trip to Pakistan, traveling between Karachi and Lahore as well as several villages in between. She had an episode of fever with chills midway through the trip, associated with diarrhoea two days later. Although the diarrhoea improved over the next two days, […]

A young man with HIV (latest CD4 count = 148 cells/cubic millimetre of blood) presented with diarrhoea of 2 weeks after traveling to Bangkok, Thailand for a holiday. There was no fever and no blood in the stool. A short course of oral antibiotics had not helped, and routine stool work-up – involving stool culture […]