Clostridium paraputrificum Bacteremia Associated with Colonic Necrosis in a Patient with AIDS

@inproceedings{Shinha2015ClostridiumP,
  title={
Clostridium paraputrificum Bacteremia Associated with Colonic Necrosis in a Patient with AIDS},
  author={Takashi Shinha and Christiane M. Hadi},
  booktitle={Case reports in infectious diseases},
  year={2015}
}
Clostridium species are anaerobic Gram-positive rods that can cause a broad range of invasive infections in humans, including myonecrosis and bacteremia. Importantly, clostridial bacteremia is frequently associated with underlying medical conditions, such as colonic malignancy. Characterizing Clostridium spp. and understanding their associated clinical disease spectrum are paramount to provide optimal treatment, thereby decreasing morbidity and mortality especially in those with underlying… CONTINUE READING

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