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Bite-related and septic syndromes caused by cats and dogs.
Bite infections can contain a mix of anaerobes and aerobes from the patient's skin and the animal's oral cavity, including species of Pasteurella, Streptococcus, Fusobacterium, and Capnocytophaga.Expand
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Kawasaki-like syndrome possibly associated with immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV-positive patient.
The occurrence of Kawasaki disease is unusual in adults. We report a Kawasaki-like syndrome in a middle-aged HIV-positive man who had recently begun effective antiretroviral therapy. Onset of aExpand
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Histoplasmosis Presenting as Granulomatous Hepatitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Background. Histoplasma capsulatum is the most common endemic mycosis in the United States and is a frequent cause of opportunistic infection in immunodeficient hosts. Histoplasmosis is most oftenExpand
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Malignancy Trends in HIV-Infected Patients Over the Past 10 Years in a Single-Center Retrospective Observational Study in the United States
The introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 1995 had a dramatic impact on the morbidity and mortality of the HIV population, and subsequently, the natural history of cancer has changed. TheExpand
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Marijuana Smoking in Patients With Leukemia.
Worldwide, marijuana (cannabis) is a widely used drug. The incidence of marijuana smoking is increasing and is second only to tobacco as the most widely smoked substance in the general population. ItExpand
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Breast Wound Infections With Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria After Cancer Surgery
Background Rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) are an uncommon cause of infection in breast reconstructive surgery. Patients with breast cancer may be at an increased risk for this infection becauseExpand
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Vancomycin-Resistant and Daptomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Bacteremia and Colonization in Patients With Acute Leukemia With Prolonged Neutropenia
BackgroundVancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREF) bacteremia has been reported to be increasing in frequency and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality rates in patients withExpand
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Baseline and Bimonthly High-Resolution Computed Tomographic Imaging of the Chest in the Early Detection and Treatment of Pulmonary Mold Infections in Patients With Leukemia With Prolonged Neutropenia
BackgroundPulmonary mold infections are common complications of prolonged severe neutropenia in patients with leukemia. Mortality from these infections is high, but early detection and treatment haveExpand
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Encephalitis and Inherited HHV-6: Encephalitis Case Report
After resolution of primary infection, human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) remains latent in the host and may reactivate during immunosuppression, inducing end-organ diseases. This case report describes aExpand
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