Micrococcus luteus: a putative cause of hepatic abscess?


Micrococcus luteus was repeatedly isolated in blood cultures during a prolonged feverish syndrome in a patient who presented with multiple hepatic abscesses as well. In contrast to the literature, this case is not related to prosthetic devices; an untreated limb wound may have been the site of microbial entry.

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@article{Andreopoulos2000MicrococcusLA, title={Micrococcus luteus: a putative cause of hepatic abscess?}, author={T Andreopoulos and George Papanikolaou and Marianna C Politou and Kostas Konstantopoulos and Joanna Stefanou and Dimitris Loukopoulos}, journal={Panminerva medica}, year={2000}, volume={42 3}, pages={231-2} }