Eight cases of lower respiratory tract infection caused by Stomatococcus mucilaginosus.

@article{Korsholm2007EightCO,
  title={Eight cases of lower respiratory tract infection caused by Stomatococcus mucilaginosus.},
  author={Trine L Korsholm and Vera Haahr and J\orgen Brorson Prag},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={913-7}
}
Stomatococcus mucilaginosus was isolated from 8 patients suffering from lower respiratory tract infections over a 4-y period (1999-2003). The infections ranged from mild cases of pneumonia to a life-threatening case of recurrent lung abscesses in a neutropenic patient. The various strains were cultured from specimens obtained by bronchoscopy, blood, and sputum specimens. All strains were fully susceptible to rifampicin, vancomycin and gentamicin. They showed variable susceptibility to… CONTINUE READING
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