Hunting
Episode 7 of 24 within Season Two. Item 30 of 179 overall.
Production number HOU-207.
Liz Friedman - Writer
Gloria Muzio - Director
8.17
27 votes

A gay man with full-blown AIDS collapses in front of House's home and goes into shock. When House discovers the man's father is suffering from symptoms of his own, he must determine if they might be connected and save both their lives.

Meanwhile, Cameron faces a potentially life-threatening disease of her own.

original airdate--November 22,2005    rating--14.72 million

network: FOX

songs--Theme song--"Teardrop" by Massive Attack

  1. "Crystalline Green" by Goldfrapp
  2. "Colors" by Amos Lee ft Norah Jones.

 

The Mis-diagnoses:

  • House insists Kalvin has an opportunistic infection, Chase suggests acute berylliosis after finding old light bulbs in Kalvin's apartment, Wilson decides it is Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Final Diagnosis--Echinococcosis

  • "Parasitic cysts from a bug called equinococosis. Touch a dead fox, they jump aboard, they can hunker down for decades." Turns out Kalvin's dad has the same thing but it had been diagnosed as cirrhosis.

 

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031 The Mistake

alternative title

Also known as - Pests

regional titles

Dutch
Unknown
English
Hunting
French
Partie de chasse
German
Auf der Jagd
Irish
Unknown
Italian
Caccia al topo
Spanish
Cacerķa