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Eikenella corrodens chorioamnionitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1870808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eikenella corrodens was once considered a microorganism of little clinical consequence. But over the past decade, there has been a marked increase in the number of reports of serious infections caused by this organism. We present a case of E corrodens chorioamnionitis in a patient with intact membranes. This is the second known case of its kind to be reported in the medical literature. The true incidence of obstetric and gynecologic infections may be much higher than reported because of the organism's susceptibility to routine antibiotic regimens and the failure of some strains to exhibit characteristic colony morphology on solid agar.
Authors:
K G Jeppson; L G Reimer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-16     Completed Date:  1991-09-16     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Ampicillin / therapeutic use
Bacteroides Infections* / drug therapy,  microbiology
Chorioamnionitis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology
Drug Therapy, Combination / therapeutic use
Eikenella corrodens* / isolation & purification
Female
Gentamicins / therapeutic use
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pregnancy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gentamicins; 69-53-4/Ampicillin

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