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nbme17/Block 2/Question#19 (4.1 difficulty score)
A 21-year-old man is brought to the emergency ...
Streptococcus pneumoniae🔍
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Asplenic and sickle cell pts are susceptible to encapsulated organisms such as strep pneumo.

Knight is holding the sickle in the sketchy!

waitingonprometric  Other bacteria that splenectomy patients are at risk for are Hemophilus influenza and Neisseria meningitidis +1