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3,699 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hunting

  • Lyme Disease

    Note that hunting and dressing deer or squirrels may bring you into close contact with infected ticks.[web.archive.org] "Physicians are confused, still, about how they should be diagnosing it," Moriarty said.[cbc.ca] Spending time outside walking your dog, camping, gardening, or hunting could bring you in close contact with ticks.[cdc.gov]

  • Ehrlichiosis

    McCormick of McCormick & Company, Hunt Valley, Maryland. Potential conflicts of interest. All authors: no conflicts.[doi.org] […] patient was admitted to hospital due to high fever of over 40 degrees C that lasted two days, accompanied with chills, muscle aches, malaise, loss of appetite, headache, confusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include fever, headache, chills, malaise, muscle pain, confusion, red eyes, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.[healthvermont.gov]

  • Relapsing Fever

    TBRF can also occur in the fall or winter months when fires started to warm a hunting or winter cabin and may activate ticks resting in the walls and woodwork.[coloradoticks.org] Given the high incidence of malaria in Mali, and the potential to confuse the clinical diagnosis of these two diseases, we initiated studies to determine if there were endemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The classic taxonomy based on the co-speciation concept is very complex and very confusing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    The Hunt-Hess scale is widely known in the neurocritical care community.[mdcalc.com] The aneurysm was coiled with balloon protection, and later, on the fifth day of ictus, the patient became acutely confused and developed memory disturbances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On postoperative day 2, he became confused; and head CT demonstrated intracranial SAH with blood products along the superior cerebellum and bilateral posterior Sylvian fissures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Weil's Disease

    "Diseases such as leptospirosis that have been around for a very long time are often overlooked amid the hunt for the next newly emerging disease," Alexander said.[sciencedaily.com] This interest has prompted confusion and anxiety among recreational water user groups such as canoeists who had not previously seen themselves as being particularly at risk[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High‐risk activities include freshwater swimming, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hunting, and trail biking.[dx.doi.org]

  • Leptospirosis

    Many risk factors have been involved, such as planting, hunting, harvesting and butchering or sports, such as rafting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A confusing array of laboratory tests is described for the detection of this spirochete and antibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] "Diseases such as leptospirosis that have been around for a very long time are often overlooked amid the hunt for the next newly emerging disease," Alexander said.[sciencedaily.com]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Return to footnote 12 referrer Footnote 13 Fleming D & Hunt D (Ed.). (2006). Biological Safety Principles and Practices (4th ed.). Washington: ASM Press.[canada.ca] A 32-year-old black man from rural southeastern Texas had headache, fever, chills, bronchopneumonia, and an atypical rash, complicated by hypotension, lethargy, confusion,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] McCormick of McCormick & Company, Hunt Valley, Maryland. Potential conflicts of interest. D.H.W.: no conflicts.[dx.doi.org]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Oct; 86 (19):7658–7662. [ PMC free article ] [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] Roehrig JT, Hunt AR, Chang GJ, Sheik B, Bolin RA, Tsai TF, Trent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: A 78 year-old healthy male from Maine presented in late summer with six days of fever, headache, and confusion that progressed rapidly to seizure and coma.[neurology.org] This is followed by the emergence of neurological features, such as confusion, focal neurological signs, generalized or focal seizures, meningism, and somnolence 1.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Bubonic Plague

    A 10-year-old boy caught bubonic plague while hunting with his grandfather in Siberian mountains.[independent.co.uk] […] include “headache and a general feeling of weakness, followed by aches and chills in the upper leg and groin, a white coating on the tongue, rapid pulse, slurred speech confusion[christianitytoday.com] Among all the confusing and contradictory recommendations, a few people actually did hit upon some effective solutions: isolation, and heat to kill the bacteria.[onlinenursingdegrees.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Lee BB, Haran MJ, Hunt LM, Simpson JM, Marial O, Rutkowski SB et al. Spinal-injured neuropathic bladder antisepsis (SINBA) trial. Spinal Cord 2007; 45 : 542–550. 20.[dx.doi.org] Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Return to the Infectious Disease Section of Microbiology and Immunology On-line This page last changed on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Page maintained by Richard Hunt[microbiologybook.org]

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