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Splenic abscess caused by Lactobacillus paracasei.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20669039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Splenic abscess is relatively uncommon. Infections caused by lactobacilli, which are usually one of the constituents of normal flora of human gut and vagina, are also very uncommon. Here we report a case of splenic abscess caused by Lactobacillus paracasei. We performed a literature review for this rare entity. Immunocompromised status of the patient, who had uncontrolled diabetes, could have contributed to the pathogenesis of this rare disease.
Authors:
Asako Doi; Ko Nakajo; Toru Kamiya; Kiyofumi Ohkusu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1437-7780     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect. Chemother.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9608375     Medline TA:  J Infect Chemother     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Otowa Hospital, Meishin Higashi Inter-Yoko, Yamashina-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, asakodoi@gmail.com.
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