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Chronic polymicrobial bacteremia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1078798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 13-year-old girl had chronic polymicrobial bacteremia with Enterobacter hafnia and Enterobacter agglomerans in the absence of any demonstrable underlying illness, use of immunosuppressive drugs, or discovery of portal of entry of the bacteria. She was treated successfully with a prolonged course of carbenicillin and aminoglycoside antibiotics which were tolerated well. The only side effect of the therapy was a transient episode of vestibular dysfunction which was reversible following cessation of gentamicin. The principles of management of polymicrobial bacteremia are presented.
L A Grajwer; D Mukhopadhyay; B J Grossman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0009-9228     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Publication Date:  1975 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-05-29     Completed Date:  1975-05-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ampicillin / therapeutic use
Blood Bactericidal Activity
Carbenicillin / blood,  therapeutic use
Chronic Disease
Enterobacteriaceae Infections* / blood,  drug therapy
Gentamicins / adverse effects,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Kanamycin / blood,  therapeutic use
Probenecid / therapeutic use
Sepsis* / blood,  drug therapy
Vestibule, Labyrinth / drug effects,  physiopathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gentamicins; 4697-36-3/Carbenicillin; 57-66-9/Probenecid; 59-01-8/Kanamycin; 69-53-4/Ampicillin

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