A microbiological hazard of rural living: Clostridium septicum brain abscess in a child with E coli 0157 associated haemolytic uraemic syndrome.


Clostridium septicum infection in humans is rare and this is the second case report of focal C septicum brain abscesses associated with Escherichia coli 0157 haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS). The case presented in a child who lived on a rural farm. The abscesses initially progressed despite 7 months of appropriate antibiotic therapy and repeated image… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2012-006424


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