Serious communicable disease - case study

Supporting Information

  • Dr Fraser works in the Accident and Emergency Unit.
  • You’re a registrar working in the infectious diseases ward.
  • Emmanuel is in his mid-twenties. He’s lived in the UK for two years and is studying for a Master’s degree.
  • Emmanuel has reported that he’s feeling tired, has not been sleeping and has been lying in bed sweating all night, but still feels cold. He also has a cough that will not go away.
  • Emmanuel is worried that he has AIDS.