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Brain Toxoplasmosis and Bacterial Infection after Liver Transplantation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Alice K. Graham*
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Sunjay Sharma
Affiliation:
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Deborah Yamamura
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP), Department of Microbiology, Hamilton General Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Michelle M. Kameda-Smith
Affiliation:
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Cheryl Main
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP), Department of Microbiology, Hamilton General Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Jian-Qiang Lu*
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP), Division of Neuropathology, Hamilton General Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
*
Corresponding author: Dr. Alice K. Graham, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ONL8S 4L8, Canada. Email: alice.graham@medportal.ca; Dr. Jian-Qiang Lu, Department of Pathology/Neuropathology, Hamilton General Hospital, 237 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada. E-mail: luj85@mcmaster.ca
Corresponding author: Dr. Alice K. Graham, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ONL8S 4L8, Canada. Email: alice.graham@medportal.ca; Dr. Jian-Qiang Lu, Department of Pathology/Neuropathology, Hamilton General Hospital, 237 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada. E-mail: luj85@mcmaster.ca

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Letters to the Editor: New Observations
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© The Author(s), 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation

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