Incidental diagnosis of intestinal spirochetosis in a patient with chronic hepatitis B: A case report
Samantha Novotny, Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States
Joseph Mizrahi, Michael J Clores, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States
Eric U Yee, Department of Pathology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States
Author contributions: Mizrahi J and Clores M performed conceptualization; Mizrahi J, Yee EU, and Clores M performed patient care; Novotny S performed literature review; Novotny S, Mizrahi J, and Yee EU wrote the original manuscript draft; Novotny S, Mizrahi J, Yee EU, and Clores M performed review and editing of the manuscript; Mizrahi J and Clores M performed supervision of the manuscript; All authors have read and agreed to this version of the manuscript.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent for publication of this report and images was obtained from the patient.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Yee E consults for PathAI, Boston, MA. Novotny S, Mizrahi J, and Clores M declare no conflicts of interest.
CARE Checklist (2016) statement: The authors have read the CARE Checklist (2016), and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CARE Checklist (2016).
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Corresponding author: Samantha Novotny, BSc, Research Assistant, Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, 101 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 22, 2022
Peer-review started: April 22, 2022
First decision: June 16, 2022
Revised: July 1, 2022
Accepted: August 22, 2022
Article in press: August 22, 2022
Published online: September 29, 2022