Intra-abdominal infections in children. Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management.

@article{Brook1993IntraabdominalII,
  title={Intra-abdominal infections in children. Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management.},
  author={Iizhak Brook},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={1993},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={53-62}
}
Intra-abdominal infections in children that follow perforation of viscus often involve the gastrointestinal aerobic and anaerobic bacterial flora. These organisms possess various virulence factors and exhibit potential synergy. The intra-abdominal infection is biphasic, with the Enterobacteriaceae as the major pathogens in the peritonitis stage, and the… CONTINUE READING