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Liver failure and death after exposure to microcystins at a hemodialysis center in Brazil

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BACKGROUND: Hemodialysis is a common but potentially hazardous procedure. From February 17 to 20, 1996, 116 of 130 patients (89 percent) at a dialysis center (dialysis center A) in Caruaru, Brazil, had visual disturbances, nausea, and vomiting associated with hemodialysis.… Read more

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An epidemic of Malassezia pachydermatis in an intensive care nursery associated with colonization of health care workers’ pet dogs

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BACKGROUND: Malassezia species are lipophilic yeasts that are emerging as nosocomial pathogens, particularly in low-birth-weight neonates who receive lipid emulsions. When a cluster of patients with Malassezia pachydermatis infection was identified in an intensive care nursery, we initiated an investigation.… Read more

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Epidemiology of nosocomial fungal infection in the 1990s

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Trick WE, Jarvis WR

Rev Iberoam Micol 1998 Mar;15(1):2-6

PMID: 17655394

Epidemiology of nosocomial fungal infection in the 1990s was last modified: March 1st, 1998 by Trick WE, Jarvis WR… Read more