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01-28-2006, 08:54 AM
17yo female presents with fever, nuchal rigidity and purpura. What is the most likely organism causing her condition?

a) Strep Pneumoniae

b) Klebsiella pneumoniae

c) N. Meningitidis

d) H. Influenzae

e) Autoimmune condition

02-01-2006, 05:01 PM
I got 1 pm. They were correct. The answer is D.

N. Meningitidis classically has purpura associated with it.

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