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Mycoplasma hominis is a well recognized extragenital pathogen. However, it is an uncommon cause of respiratory infections in critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Prospective clinical investigation in a 21-bed ICU in a university hospital. Seven patients requiring intensive care who developed a ICU-acquired pneumonia in which M.(More)
A case of pneumonia due to Mycoplasma hominis in a healthy adult is presented. The bacterium was diagnosed by a quantitative culture method and identification to the species level by sequence analysis of 16S rRNA gene. The objective of this presentation is to bring to attention the need to search for this opportunistic pathogen. Mycoplasma may be an(More)
BACKGROUND Antibiotic resistance is directly related to the loss of efficacy of currently accepted Helicobacter pylori therapies. Knowledge of the antibiotic susceptibility in a local area can contribute to the design of specific 'à la carte' treatments. The aim of this study was to analyse the susceptibility of H. pylori isolates to six conventional(More)
INTRODUCTION Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains producing metallo-beta-lactamases (MbetaL) are uncommon in Spain. This study describes the characterization of 9 new clonally related multiresistant P. aeruginosa isolates possessing the bla(VIM-2) gene in Cantabria (Northern Spain). METHODS P. aeruginosa clinical strains (1 per patient) were isolated in the(More)
Vascular access-related complications are a frequent cause of morbidity in haemodialysis patients and generate high costs. We present the case of an adult patient with end-stage renal disease and recurrent vascular access thrombosis associated with the prothrombin mutation G20210A and renal graft intolerance. The clinical expression of this heterozygous(More)
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