Charmaine Christiansen Moore

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Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common cause of infection in the pediatric population, as well as an important cause of septic arthritis. The increased prevalence of drug-resistant S pneumoniae in North America has renewed interest in the use of pneumococcal vaccines. We describe the case of a child with isolated acute septic arthritis caused by infection(More)
Chromobacterium violaceum sepsis, a rarely reported phenomenon, has a high mortality rate. We report a unique case of C. violaceum sepsis in an infant. A 4-month-old girl presented to our institution with fever, pustular skin lesions, and distended abdomen, as well as diminished activity and mental status. Radiological investigation revealed brain, lung,(More)
It is evident that valvular surgeries have made countless advances since the first valve surgery in 1925 when Dr Henry Souttar operated on a woman with mitral stenosis. Patients in the 21st century have a better chance of surviving as a result of these advances. In addition to providing high-quality health care to patients, educating patients and their(More)
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