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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Sep;50(1):71-2.

Corynebacterium jeikeium sepsis after 8-methoxypsolaren photopheresis for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.


We describe a patient with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma who developed Corynebacterium jeikeium sepsis after experimental treatment with 8-methoxypsolaren. The epidemiology and clinical features of C. jeikeium infection are discussed. The patient was successfully treated with intravenous vancomycin without recurrence.

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