Clostridium cadaveris bacteremia in the immunocompromised host

Rasim A. Gucalp, M. Motyl, P. Carlisle, J. Dutcher, J. Fuks, P. 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.

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

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Clostridium
Immunocompromised Host
Bacteremia
Abdomen
Fever
Neoplasms
Blood Culture

Keywords

  • cancer
  • Clostridia
  • immunocompromised

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Clostridium cadaveris bacteremia in the immunocompromised host. / Gucalp, Rasim A.; Motyl, M.; Carlisle, P.; Dutcher, J.; Fuks, J.; Wiernik, P. H.

In: Medical and Pediatric Oncology, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1993, p. 70-72.

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Gucalp, RA, Motyl, M, Carlisle, P, Dutcher, J, Fuks, J & Wiernik, PH 1993, 'Clostridium cadaveris bacteremia in the immunocompromised host', Medical and Pediatric Oncology, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 70-72. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpo.2950210114
Gucalp, Rasim A. ; Motyl, M. ; Carlisle, P. ; Dutcher, J. ; Fuks, J. ; Wiernik, P. H. / Clostridium cadaveris bacteremia in the immunocompromised host. In: Medical and Pediatric Oncology. 1993 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 70-72.
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