[Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae bacteremia in a child with acute leukemia].

@article{Coman1997ErysipelothrixRB,
  title={[Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae bacteremia in a child with acute leukemia].},
  author={G. Coman and I. Miron and Carmen Valentina P{\^a}nzaru and M C{\^a}rlan and E Petraru},
  journal={Revista medico-chirurgicala a Societatii de Medici si Naturalisti din Iasi},
  year={1997},
  volume={101 1-2},
  pages={218-21}
}
The systemic infections caused by E. rhusiopathiae and reported in literature are very rare, majority evolving with endocarditis. The authors present a child with acute leukemia, to whom the blood culture during a high temperature episode allows to isolate this bacterium, without valvular lesions. The case is interesting because of the arisen… CONTINUE READING