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Moraxella catarrhalis Infection Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Michael Constantinescu, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
 
Updated: Oct 06, 2015
 
 

Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Otitis media
  • Otitis media with effusion
  • Bacteremia
  • Endocarditis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Other primary infections of other etiology

Differential Diagnoses

 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Michael Constantinescu, MD Staff Pathologist, Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Michael Constantinescu, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

James D Cotelingam, MBBS, MD Head of Hematopathology, Director of Clinical Laboratories, Professor, Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

James D Cotelingam, MBBS, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for Physician Leadership, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Association of Military Surgeons of the US, College of American Pathologists, New York Academy of Sciences

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Ronald Silberman, PhD Director of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Louisiana State University Hospital; Professor, Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Joseph A Bocchini, Jr, MD Medical Director of Children's Hospital; Member, Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Chairman, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

Joseph A Bocchini, Jr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society for Microbiology, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Louisiana State Medical Society, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Southern Society for Pediatric Research

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD David Ross Boyd Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Stewart G Wolf Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center; Master of the American College of Physicians; Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, Association of Professors of Medicine, American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

Joseph F John Jr, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA Clinical Professor of Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Maria D Mileno, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Maria D Mileno, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American College of Physicians, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Infectious Diseases Society of America, International Society of Travel Medicine, and Sigma Xi

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Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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