Clostridium cadaveris bacteremia in the immunocompromised host

Rasim Gucalp, Mary Motyl, Penny Carlisle, Janice Dutcher, Joachim Fuks, Peter H. Wiernik

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Abstract

Clostridium cadaveris, usually considered a non‐pathogen, was isolated from blood cultures of two febrile patients with cancer. The bacteremias appeared to have originated from the abdomen. This organism has not been previously reported as the etiological agent in this setting. © 1993 Wiley‐Liss, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-72
Number of pages3
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Clostridia
  • cancer
  • immunocompromised

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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