Menno R. van den Bergh

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Bacterial pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in elderly. We hypothesize that dysbiosis between regular residents of the upper respiratory tract (URT) microbiome, that is balance between commensals and potential pathogens, is involved in pathogen overgrowth and consequently disease. We compared oropharyngeal microbiota of elderly pneumonia(More)
A painful hip as presenting symptom in a young child has a broad differential diagnosis. However, when there is associated fever, some diagnoses are more likely, such as septic arthritis and osteomyelitis. Pyomyositis involving the pelvic obturator muscles is a rare entity. Here we present a case of pyomyositis of the obturator muscles in a 9-year-old boy,(More)
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