Moraxella catarrhalis bacteraemia. A report on 3 cases and a review of the literature.

@article{Thrsson1998MoraxellaCB,
  title={Moraxella catarrhalis bacteraemia. A report on 3 cases and a review of the literature.},
  author={B Th{\'o}rsson and Vilhelm{\'i}na Haraldsd{\'o}ttir and M{\'a}r Kristj{\'a}nsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={105-9}
}
Over the last decade, an increase in invasive infections due to Moraxella catarrhalis has been reported. We have analysed 58 cases of bacteraemia due to M. catarrhalis reported in the literature and 3 cases found in Iceland, a total of 61 cases. Patients with bacteraemia could be divided into 3 groups on the basis of host factors. They were either immunocompromised, had underlying respiratory disorders. or were normal hosts. The clinical manifestation of M. catarrhalis bacteraemic infection… CONTINUE READING

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