Meningococcemia in a patient coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV.

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Journal Article

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nelson, CG; Iler, MA; Woods, CW; Bartlett, JA; Fowler, VG

Published Date

  • November 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 646 - 648

PubMed ID

  • 11076725

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11076725

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid0606.000615

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States