International Journal of Infection

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Difficult-to-Treat, Life-Threatening Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia in a Patient With Chronic Renal Disease

Mei-Yu Su 1 , Che-Kim Tan 1 and Wen-Liang Yu 1 , 2 , *
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1 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan City, Taiwan
2 Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei City, Taiwan
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: October 01, 2016, 3 (4); e35300
  • Published Online: January 19, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 6, 2015
  • Accepted: December 14, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-35300

To Cite: Su M, Tan C, Yu W. Difficult-to-Treat, Life-Threatening Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia in a Patient With Chronic Renal Disease, Int J Infect. 2016 ; 3(4):e35300. doi: 10.17795/iji-35300.

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