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Neisseria meningitidis and Moraxella osloensis: dual infection in blood and peritoneal fluid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3149224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical course of a malnourished alcoholic in which Neisseria meningitidis was isolated from the blood and Moraxella osloensis from the peritoneal fluid is described. Following bacteriologic diagnosis, the patient was treated and responded to a course of penicillin therapy. To our knowledge, this represents the first case of peritonitis associated with M. osloensis. Clinical reports of the isolation of this organism are rare; its pathogenicity is not clearly established, and the presence of the organism may often be unrecognized.
L L Tiosejo; M Hocko; W R Bartholomew; D Amsterdam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0732-8893     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  1988 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-19     Completed Date:  1989-05-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Erie County Laboratory, Buffalo, NY 14215.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / complications
Bacterial Infections / complications*,  etiology,  microbiology
Meningococcal Infections / complications*,  etiology,  microbiology
Moraxella / isolation & purification
Neisseria meningitidis / isolation & purification
Peritonitis / complications*,  etiology,  microbiology
Sepsis / complications*,  etiology,  microbiology

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