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Eggerthella lenta bacteremia complicated by spondylodiscitis, psoas abscess, and meningitis

Eggerthella lenta bacteremia complicated by spondylodiscitis, psoas abscess, and meningitis

Journal of Clinical Microbiology 52(4): 1278-1280

Eggerthella lenta bacteremia is uncommon and generally associated with abdominal sepsis. The organism and its clinical significance have not been well characterized due to historical difficulties with identification. We report a case of severe infection in a paraplegic man complicated by psoas abscess, osteomyelitis, and meningitis and discuss treatment challenges.

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Accession: 052912419

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PMID: 24430458

DOI: 10.1128/JCM.03158-13

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