Rein Jan Piso

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Isoniazid induced sideroblastic anemia is a rare event. We report case of a 45 year old Caucasian women with development of severe anaemia 4 month after introduction of Isoniazid as part of Tuberculosis treatment. While haemoglobin fell to 47 g/L and erythrocyte count to 1.5 G/L, reticulocytes were very low (reticulocyte production index of 0.48), but bone(More)
PURPOSE Cellulitis is normally treated without knowledge of the responsible pathogen. Blood cultures are positive in about 2-4 %, and superficial swabs are of no value. Needle aspiration has been proposed with identifying the likely pathogen in up to 29 %, but these studies are of older date and the technique is not widely used. METHODS We prospectively(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinicians often do not have the time and possibilities to read all scientific evidence necessary to maintain high quality patient care. They rely on guidelines made by experts to help them in their daily work. METHODS We compared the 2012 recommendations and the arguments of the IAS-USA Panel with the data referenced and presented with the(More)
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis and bone fractures seem to be higher in HIV-infected Patients compared to the general populations. Moreover, bone turnover markers are increased in patients on antiretroviral therapy and vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in HIV-infected patients. However, the influence of per oral cholecalciferol on bone metabolism in HIV infected(More)
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