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Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus 

Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus
Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus

Daniel Caplivski

and W. Michael Scheld

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date: 18 October 2021

Case 7e: A 79-year-old man with a past medical history of myasthenia gravis presented with shortness of breath and cough for 3 weeks. He had been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis four months prior to presentation, and had been treated with prednisone and azathioprine. He was originally from Cuba, but had not traveled for several years, and he denied any fevers, chills, night sweats, or sick contacts.

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