[Meticilin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and liver abscess: a retrospective analysis of 117 patients].

@article{Ferreira2011MeticilinRS,
  title={[Meticilin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and liver abscess: a retrospective analysis of 117 patients].},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Pedro Ferreira and Miguel Abreu and Patr{\'i}cia Rodrigues and Lu{\'i}sa Margarida Cagica Carvalho and Jo{\~a}o Ara{\'u}jo Correia},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
  pages={399-406}
}
INTRODUCTION Liver abscesses are a clinical entity difficult to diagnose and treat; therefore, a high index of suspicion is usually important. The majority of pyogenic liver abscesses are polymicrobial, with enteric and anaerobic bacteria being the most common. Staphylococcus aureus are found in around 7% of the liver abscesses, as reviewed in literature. This infection usually results from hematogenous dissemination of bacteria that's infecting some other organ. There are no published series… CONTINUE READING