This case takes place in New York and involves a patient who suffered from a wound on his right foot which was first seen by podiatrist. The patient was HIV positive but had no other medical issues, and the podiatrist began treating the infection with a standard course of antibiotics. There are no details given in the medical record about what drugs the patient was prescribed specifically. The patient developed an adverse reaction to one of the drugs that was used, and as a result he was taken off the medication and placed on another, less effective antibiotic. As a result, the patient died of a heart attack due to a severe infection that spread systemically.