Bacillus cereus causing fulminant sepsis and hemolysis in two patients with acute leukemia.

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PURPOSE Hemolysis is so rarely associated with Bacillus cereus sepsis that only two very well documented cases have been reported. This article reports two unusual cases of Bacillus cereus sepsis with massive intravascular hemolysis in patients who had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). PATIENTS AND METHODS A 20-year-old woman who was 9 weeks pregnant… (More)

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