Rhodococcus equi pericarditis in a patient living with HIV/AIDS.

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INTRODUCTION Rhodococcus equi, previously called Corynebacterium equi, is known to cause pneumonia in foals and swine. Although it was known to cause infection rarely in humans, R equi infection in humans has increased with the advent of HIV and increased use of immunosuppressants. CASE We report a case of a 48-year-old male patient with newly diagnosed… (More)

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