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The Shampoo Clue: Two Cases of Infection of a Ventriculoatrial Shunt

Robert Apsner, Stefan Winkler, Bruno Schneeweiß and Walter H. Hörl

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 31, issue 6, pages 1518-1519
Published in print December 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/317506
The Shampoo Clue: Two Cases of Infection of a Ventriculoatrial Shunt

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Despite the use of sophisticated tools, infections of implanted devices may be difficult to diagnose. Two cases of infections of ventriculoatrial shunts, which demonstrate the eminent importance of meticulously taking history, are reported and discussed.

Journal Article.  1032 words. 

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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