Rhodococcus infection in solid Organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

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  • © 2017, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. We conducted a case-control study of 18 US transplant recipients with Rhodococcus infection and 36 matched controls. The predominant types of infection were pneumonia and bacteremia. Diabetes mellitus and recent opportunistic infectio were independently associated with disease. Outcomes were generally favorable except for 1 relapse and 1 death.
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  • Vergidis P; Ariza-Heredia EJ; Nellore A; Kotton CN; Kaul DR; Morris MI; Kelesidis T; Shah H; Park SY; Nguyen MH
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  • 510
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  • 512
  • Volume

  • 23
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  • 3