Meningococcemia in a patient coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV.
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We describe the first reported case of meningococcemia in a patient coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV. Hypocomplementemia secondary to hepatic dysfunction may have enhanced the patient's susceptibility to meningococcal infection.
Published Version (Please cite this version)10.3201/eid0606.000615
Publication InfoBartlett, John A; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Iler, MA; Nelson, CG; & Woods, Christopher Wildrick (2000). Meningococcemia in a patient coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV. Emerg Infect Dis, 6(6). pp. 646-648. 10.3201/eid0606.000615. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/13327.
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Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections Infections due to Resistant Gram Positive Organisms Tropical medicine/International Health
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1. Emerging Infections 2. Global Health 3. Epidemiology of infectious diseases 4. Clinical microbiology and diagnostics 5. Bioterrorism Preparedness 6. Surveillance for communicable diseases 7. Antimicrobial resistance
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