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Polymicrobial brain abscess involving Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Actinomyces odontolyticus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8761504     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of brain abscess involving Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Actinomyces odontolyticus is presented. This combination of organisms has not previously been described. All brain abscess specimens should routinely be processed rapidly and cultured for a prolonged period to ensure recovery of fastidious organisms which may have implications for antibiotic therapy.
A J Simpson; S S Das; I J Mitchelmore
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-28     Completed Date:  1996-10-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Microbiology, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Abscess / microbiology*
Granuloma / microbiology
Haemophilus Infections*
Mouth Diseases / microbiology

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