infections secondary to pacemaker implantation: a synopsis of six cases.permanent cardiac pacing is a technique whose indications have increased in the last 20 years. as with any foreign body, pacemaker implantation is associated with the risk of infection. the objective of this study was to describe the clinical, paraclinical and treatment options of infections secondary to pacemaker implantation at the cardiology department of the aristide le dantec teaching hospital (chu aristide le dantec) in dakar, senegal.201223192287
maldi-tof mass spectrometry: a powerful tool for clinical microbiology at hôpital principal de dakar, senegal (west africa).our team in europe has developed the routine clinical laboratory identification of microorganisms by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight (maldi-tof) mass spectrometry (ms). to evaluate the utility of maldi-tof ms in tropical africa in collaboration with local teams, we installed an apparatus in the hôpital principal de dakar (senegal), performed routine identification of isolates, and confirmed or completed their identification in france. in the case of discordance or a la ...201526716681
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