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Pasteurella multocida septicemia and peritonitis in a patient with cirrhosis: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4014108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of Pasteurella multocida septicemia and peritonitis in a patient with cirrhosis is reported and the literature reviewed. Patients with cirrhosis and exposure to domestic animals are at risk for this infection. Initial empiric therapy of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in such patients should include a penicillin to which this organism is usually susceptible.
Authors:
N Vakil; J Adiyody; G Treser; Y Lue
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1985 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-08-12     Completed Date:  1985-08-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  565-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Animals
Dogs / microbiology
Humans
Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic / complications*
Male
Pasteurella / isolation & purification
Pasteurella Infections / complications*,  drug therapy,  transmission
Penicillins / therapeutic use
Peritonitis / etiology*,  microbiology
Sepsis / etiology*,  microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Penicillins

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