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Severe Mycoplasma hominis infections in two renal transplant patients

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Schnyder, I.
Ramla, T.
Jacomo, V.
Published in European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 2004, vol. 23, no. 3, p. 203-204
Abstract Systemic infections due to Mycoplasma hominis are rare and occur mainly in immunocompromised patients. Reported here are the cases of two renal transplant patients with peritonitis who did not respond to empirical antimicrobial treatment. Effective treatment with doxycycline was administered only after definitive identification of Mycoplasma hominis was achieved. For this identification, the new genetic amplification-sequencing method was invaluable.
Keywords AdultAnti-Bacterial AgentsBacteremia/ diagnosis/drug therapyDrug Therapy, Combination/administration & dosageFemaleFollow-Up StudiesGraft SurvivalHumansImmunocompromised HostKidney Failure, Chronic/diagnosis/surgeryKidney Transplantation/ adverse effects/ immunologyMiddle AgedMycoplasma Infections/ diagnosis/drug therapyMycoplasma hominis/ isolation & purificationRisk AssessmentTransplantation ImmunologyTreatment Outcome
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ROHNER, Peter et al. Severe Mycoplasma hominis infections in two renal transplant patients. In: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2004, vol. 23, n° 3, p. 203-204. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:7552

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