1.Using contemporary literature as a basis, create a report that:

a.Briefly describes the morphology of the pathogen and the epidemiology of infection with this


b.Describes the pathophysiology of infection with this pathogen and uses this information to explain the

classical clinical presentation of this infection.

c.Outlines the provisional and definitive diagnoses including laboratory methods for diagnosis.

d.Discusses contemporary approaches to treatment of the infection and provides a rationale from the

literature on why these are recommended.

e.Describes best practice approaches to infection prevention and control in relation to this pathogen.

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