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Miliary pulmonary tuberculosis following intravesical BCG therapy: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22749242     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Miliary tuberculosis after intravesical Calmette-Guerin bacilli (BCG) therapy is rare. To date, only 23 cases have been reported. We describe the case of a patient on hemodialysis, review the literature, and call attention to the potential hazard of intravesical BCG therapy in patients on renal replacement therapy and the value of polymerase chain reaction-based methods for early diagnosis of this serious complication.
Authors:
Juan D Colmenero; Rocío Sanjuan-Jimenez; Blanca Ramos; Pilar Morata
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Service, Carlos Haya University Hospital, Malaga, 29010, Spain.
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