A case of pyomyositis due to Escherichia coli in a 14-year-old with aplastic anemia.


Escherichia coli is a versatile microorganism and an essential normal flora of the human intestinal track; however, it can also be extremely pathogenic with virulence factors affecting a wide range of cellular processes. Fortunately, serious disease due to E coli is often limited to immunocompromised hosts. E coli is the most common cause of gram-negative… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0009922811401654


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