Bloodstream infection due to Brachyspira pilosicoli in a patient with multiorgan failure

Núria Prim, Roser Pericas, Montse Español, Alba Rivera, Beatriz Mirelis, Pere Coll

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Abstract

Brachyspira pilosicoli is an etiological agent of human intestinal spirochetosis. Bloodstream infection due to this microorganism is rare. We report a case of B. pilosicoli bacteremia in a 70-year-old patient who presented with multiorgan failure. Copyright © 2011, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3697-3699
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume49
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2011

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