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Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus liver abscess in a patient with end-stage renal disease.
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PMID:  15181496     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are an emerging problem. Although most liver abscesses are caused by Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, S. aureus can occasionally be isolated as the pathogenic organism. Liver abscess caused by MRSA is rarely reported. Here, we report a case of liver abscess due to MRSA in a 34-year-old man with end-stage renal disease and a 13-year history of hemodialysis treatment.
Chih-Yu Chi; Benjamin Ing-Tiau Kuo; Chang-Phone Fung; Cheng-Yi Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1684-1182     ISO Abbreviation:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-07     Completed Date:  2004-12-03     Revised Date:  2007-06-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100956211     Medline TA:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Country:  China (Republic: 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih-Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan 11217, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Community-Acquired Infections / complications,  microbiology
Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications*
Liver Abscess / complications,  microbiology*,  pathology
Methicillin Resistance*
Staphylococcal Infections / complications,  microbiology*
Staphylococcus aureus / drug effects*,  isolation & purification

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