Mushabab Alghamdi

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INTRODUCTION Emerging epidemiological evidence suggests that proton pump inhibitor (PPI) acid-suppression therapy is associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). METHODS Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE, ISI Web of Science, and Scopus were searched from 1990 to January 2012 for analytical studies that reported an adjusted effect(More)
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a major health problem. Epidemiological evidence suggests that there is an association between acid suppression therapy and development of CDI. PURPOSE We sought to systematically review the literature that examined the association between histamine 2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and CDI. DATA SOURCE(More)
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) infection has recently emerged as a cause of severe potentially fatal pneumonia. The clinical presentation ranges from asymptomatic infection to severe pneumonia and acute renal failure. Data on the clinical presentation in solid organ transplant recipients are lacking. We report two cases of MERS CoV(More)
This is a case of a 60-year-old gentleman who presented with an extensive cutaneous vasculitic rash (leukocytoclastic) with lower gastrointestinal bleeding following a small dose of aspirin (81 mg). The aspirin was stopped immediately. Three weeks later, he had acute renal failure, which was initially thought to be secondary to systemic vasculitis, but(More)
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