Encrusted pyelitis and cystitis by Corynebacterium urealyticum (CDC group D2): a new and threatening complication following renal transplant.

@article{Aguado1993EncrustedPA,
  title={Encrusted pyelitis and cystitis by Corynebacterium urealyticum (CDC group D2): a new and threatening complication following renal transplant.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a S{\'a}iz Aguado and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Morales Morales and E Salto and Carlos Lumbreras and Manuel Lizasoa{\'i}n and R. D{\'i}az-Gonz{\'a}lez and M A Mart{\'i}nez and Amado Andr{\'e}s and Manuel Praga and A. Rodr{\'i}guez Noriega},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1993},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          617-22
        }
}
We evaluated the pathogenic role of Corynebacterium urealyticum in the development of encrusted pyelitis (EP) and encrusted cystitis (EC), and their clinical consequences in renal transplant recipients. During a 4-year period, we studied seven renal transplant recipients with EP and two with EC. The records of 320 other renal transplant patients studied during the same period were used as a control group. C urealyticum (> or = 10(5) CFU/ml) was isolated from 4 patients with EP (urine 3, blood 1… CONTINUE READING

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