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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Case Study and Case Report 2017; 7(1): 25 - 28.

Joob B, Fei T. Hematuria after Cordeceps mushroom intake. Case Study Case Rep. 2017; 7(1): 25 - 28.  ABSTRACT  FULL TEXT 


There are many mushrooms that have been used as pharmacological recipes for a very long time in Asia. Cordeceps mushroom is good example. It is widely used among the Chinese ethnic people aiming at maintenance of normal physiology. The problem due to use of medicinal mushroom has been sporadically reported for many years. Here, the authors report a case of hematuria after Cordeceps mushroom intake. This case study can be a good information triggering the concern for control of te presently uncontrolled use of medicinal mushroom products.

Keywords: Hematuria, Cordeceps, mushroom

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Case Study and Case Report 2017; 7(1): 22 - 24.

Rahim F. Acquired dengue virus infection by needlestick injury: a case report. Case Study and Case Report 2017; 7(1): 22 - 24. 


Dengue is a common tropical infection that can be transmitted mainly by Aedes mosquito bite. However there are also other possible rare modes of transmission of dengue. The good examples are the vertical transmission and transmission due to blood receipt.  Here, the authors present case of acquired dengue virus infection by needle stick injury. We propose that the needle stick can be a possible uncommon method of transmission of dengue can should be a big topic in occupational health for the medical personnel.

Keywords: Needle stick, dengue, transmission