Treatment of Legionella lung abscess in a renal transplant recipient with erythromycin and fusidic acid

  • A. Friis-Møller
  • C. Rechnitzer
  • L. Nielsen
  • S. Madsen
Correspondence

Keywords

Internal Medicine Erythromycin Renal Transplant Fusidic Acid Lung Abscess 

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© Vieweg Publishing 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Friis-Møller
    • 1
  • C. Rechnitzer
    • 1
  • L. Nielsen
    • 1
  • S. Madsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Statens Seruminstitut, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Department of NephrologyRigshospitaletCopenhagenDenmark

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