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Fatal arteriovenous graft infection in a diabetic haemodialysis patient
  1. D A Moutzouris,
  2. T I Kassimatis,
  3. V Margellos,
  4. V Hadjiconstantinou
  1. Nephrology Department, “Evangelismos” General Hospital, Athens, Greece
  1. Dr D A Moutzouris, 2 Miaouli Street, Neo Psychico, Athens 15451, Greece; moutzouris{at}

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A 75-year-old woman with diabetes, who had been on haemodialysis for 5 years, was transferred to the emergency department in a lethargic state, with a 2 day history of fever.

The physical examination was unremarkable. Laboratory tests …

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