Colovesical fistula presenting as Listeria monocytogenes bacteraemia.

  title={Colovesical fistula presenting as Listeria monocytogenes bacteraemia.},
  author={Mark R Hobbs},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
We present a case of colovesical fistula presenting with a clinical syndrome of urosepsis subsequently demonstrated to be due to Listeria monocytogenes bacteraemia. The patient had a history of previous rectal cancer with a low anterior resection and a covering ileostomy that had been reversed 6 months prior to this presentation. L. monocytogenes was also isolated among mixed enteric organisms on urine culture. There were no symptoms or signs of acute gastrointestinal listeriosis or… CONTINUE READING