[Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis with Streptococcus constellatus in an HIV positive patient].

Abstract

Liver diseases are an important cause of high morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected patients, and liver cirrhosis is the commonest cause of ascites in this population. We describe the case of a 38-year-old HIV-positive male (CDC stage B3, CD4 cell count 199/mm3) with a history of hepatitis C-associated liver cirrhosis. Following pneumonia he developed… (More)

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