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Invasive Geotrichum clavatum Fungal Infection in an Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Patient: A Case Report and Review
A case of a 32-year-old patient with acute myeloid leukaemia who developed G. clavatum sepsis with primary peritonitis, hepatic nodular lesions, and multivisceral failure during aplasia after induction followed by salvage chemotherapy is reported.
Efficacy of a Swab Transport System in Maintaining Viability of Neisseria gonorrhoeae andStreptococcus pneumoniae
It is demonstrated that the StarSwab SP131X is capable of maintaining the viability of N. gonorrhoeae and S. pneumoniae for at least 24 and 48 h, respectively, and reinforces the need for adequate sampling and for timely processing of specimens to maintain optimum performance.
[Multifocal invasive Kingella kingae infection].
The tropism of Kingella kingae is essentially osteoarticular and cardiac as shown by the cases reported in the literature, and its susceptibility to antibiotics explains the frequent favourable outcome.