Streptococcal pneumonia-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome treated by T-antibody-negative plasma exchange in children: Two case reports
Xiu-Li Wang, Yue Du, Cheng-Guang Zhao, Yu-Bin Wu, Ni Yang, Liang Pei, Li-Jie Wang, Qiu-Shi Wang, Department of Pediatrics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China
Qiu-Shi Wang, Department of Blood Transfusion, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Du Y and Wang QS designed the new treatment; Wang XL and Zhao CG analyzed the data and co-wrote the manuscript; Wu YB, Yang N, Pei L and Wang LJ cared for the patient; All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Yue Du, MD, Chief Doctor, Department of Pediatrics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, No. 36 Sanhao Street, Heping District, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China. email@example.com
Received: April 26, 2021
Peer-review started: April 26, 2021
First decision: May 24, 2021
Revised: May 29, 2021
Accepted: July 28, 2021
Article in press: July 28, 2021
Published online: September 26, 2021