Regarding the risk factors and comorbidities associated with scabies, various studies have reported that scabies was significantly predominant among immunocompromized
patients, those with diabetes mellitus, advanced renal or hepatic disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, dementia, immune-mediated diseases, those with an affected family member or work colleague, and those who were paralyzed, bedridden, catheterized, malnourished, or pregnant.
In our country, theTB Argentine Consensus that took place in 2009 determined a cut/off value for the general population of [greater than or equal to]10 mm and [greater than or equal to]5 mm (9) for immunocompromized
patients and high-risk contacts.
Discovery of a new human polyomavirus associated with trichodysplasia spinulosa in an immunocompromized
These infections are usually associated with underlying conditions (low socioeconomic status, poor personal hygiene, immunocompromized
hosts with a history of contact with seawater or ingestion of raw seafood), health complications, and very often isolated in polymicrobial infections.
patients; it can develop disseminated Tuberculosis.1,2,6-8
In addition to the routine vaccination rooms that serve the general population, in 2004 Reference Centers for Special Immunobiologicals (CRIES) were set up to address situations such as immunocompromized
patients who are associated with risks that require special immunobiologicals (21).
Oette, "Fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile-associated colitis in a severely immunocompromized
critically ill AIDS patient: A case report," AIDS, vol.
a possible new opportunistic parasite in immunocompromized
patients in Ismailia.
Candida species are notorious opportunistic pathogens, found in all ages especially in immunocompromized
, debilitated patients, patients on broad-spectrum antibiotics, steroids, cytotoxic therapy and in diabetics.2
Primary orbital aspergilloma of the exenterated orbit in an immunocompromized
These opportunistic fungi can be dispersed via wind, insects or other agents and reach to immunocompromized
Phage pattern and antibiotic resistance pattern of coagulase--negative staphylococci obtained from immunocompromized