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Enterococcus raffinosus sinusitis post-Aspergillus flavus paranasal infection, in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome: report of a case and concise review of pertinent literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20203228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of Enterococcus raffinosus nosocomial sinusitis which appeared to complicate a previous Aspergillus flavus paranasal infection is presented. This uncommon enterococcal species is rarely responsible for human diseases, and has never previously been associated with sinusitis.
Authors:
Vincenzo Savini; Chiara Catavitello; Marco Favaro; Gioviana Masciarelli; Daniela Astolfi; Andrea Balbinot; Azaira Bianco; Alessandro Mauti; Janet Dianetti; Carla Fontana; Claudio D'Amario; Domenico D'Antonio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1472-4146     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-05     Completed Date:  2010-06-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  264-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Clinical Microbiology and Virology, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Spirito Santo Hospital, CAP 65124, Pescara (Pe), Italy. vincsavi@yahoo.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aspergillosis / complications*,  microbiology
Aspergillus flavus*
Female
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections / complications*,  immunology
Humans
Immunocompromised Host
Middle Aged
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / complications*
Opportunistic Infections / complications*,  immunology
Sinusitis / complications*,  immunology

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