Lactobacillus bacteremia: description of the clinical course in adult patients without endocarditis.

@article{Antony1996LactobacillusBD,
  title={Lactobacillus bacteremia: description of the clinical course in adult patients without endocarditis.},
  author={Suresh J. Antony and Charles W. Stratton and J. Stephen Dummer},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={773-8}
}
Lactobacillus bacteremia in the absence of endocarditis is a rare entity, and the clinical relevance of such bacteremia remains unclear. The clinical courses of lactobacillus bacteremia without endocarditis in 43 previously described patients and 12 new patients were reviewed. Bacteremia with Lactobacillus alone occurred in 34 (62%) of the patients, and 12 (22%) of the patients had bacteremia with other organisms, including Lactobacillus. Lactobacillus was isolated from another site in 18 (33… CONTINUE READING

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