Serious Infections in Chronic Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease Patients Treated with Immunosuppressive Drugs at Douala General Hospital – Cameroon Infections sévères sous traitement immunosuppresseur chez les patients souffrant de rhumatismes inflammatoires chroniques à l ’ Hôpital Général de Douala

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BACKGROUND There is increasing use of immunosuppressive drugs (ID) in sub-Saharan Africa as new indications emerge in this region, known for its high infection rates. Few data are available on infectious complications of ID in chronic rheumatic diseases (CRD) in Africa OBJECTIVES To describe the pattern of serious infections (SI) in CRD patients treated… (More)

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