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Tibial osteomyelitis caused by Gordonia bronchialis in an immunocompetent patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22692736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gordonia species are aerobic Gram-positive bacilli that rarely cause human infections, often in the setting of indwelling intravascular catheters. We report the first case of osteomyelitis caused by Gordonia bronchialis in a healthy immunocompetent host in the absence of an intravascular catheter.
Nauman Siddiqui; Anis Toumeh; Claudiu Georgescu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-16     Completed Date:  2013-01-03     Revised Date:  2013-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3119-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Actinomycetales / isolation & purification*
Actinomycetales Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology
Osteomyelitis / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology
Tibia / microbiology*,  pathology*
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