Causal bacteria of pyogenic liver abscess.

  title={Causal bacteria of pyogenic liver abscess.},
  author={Dick Cheng and Yung Ching Liu and M Y Yen and Chen Yi Liu and F W Shi and Yi Fen Wang},
  journal={Taiwan yi xue hui za zhi. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association},
  volume={88 10},
This is a review of bacteriologic data on 175 patients with pyogenic liver abscesses seen over a period of 8 years at Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Positive cultures were obtained from liver aspirates in 151 of the 163 patients in which cultures were taken. One hundred and twenty patient specimens grew one isolate and 31 specimens grew two or more isolates. A total of 149 aerobic gram-negative rods, 25 aerobic cocci and 29 anaerobes were isolated. Ninety of the 159 patients from… CONTINUE READING

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