45 year old male.
History of "flu-like" symptoms, intermittent fevers, weight loss for 8 months.
Elevated CRP level (94IU/ml), no hepatosplenomegaly, no skin rashes, lesions, or nodules, no nail deformities. A heart murmur is detected, but TOE was inconclusive and non-specific in it's findings. No history of heart disease.
Three blood cultures taken over several days show no microbial growth.