Clostridium septicum bacteremia. Its clinical significance.

@article{Koransky1979ClostridiumSB,
  title={Clostridium septicum bacteremia. Its clinical significance.},
  author={J. R. Koransky and M D Stargel and Vulus R. Dowell},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1979},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={
          63-6
        }
}
The medical records of 59 patients with Clostridium septicum bacteremia were reviewed; 42 (71 per cent) of these patients had malignancies. One half had hematologic malignancies, and one half had solid tumors. Of the 21 patients with solid tumors, 14 (67 per cent) had cancer of the colon. Among these patients, the cecum was the most frequent site of malignancy. The cecum and distal ileum were the most probable portals of entry for C. septicum bacteremia among the 28 patients examined at autopsy… CONTINUE READING

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