Published in Hematology Week, April 12th, 2010
"In our cohort, 7.3% of 503 patients had a super-infected cyst. Four patients developed severe sepsis, and two of them died," wrote M.B. Garcia and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "Escherichia coli, viridans group streptococci, and Enterococcus species in liver cysts and Aspergillus fumigatus in lung cysts were the microorganisms most frequent involved."
Garcia and colleagues published their study in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Short Report: Primary...
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