Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a cause of infectious diarrhea successfully treated with oral ciprofloxacin.

@article{Porco1995PseudomonasAA,
  title={Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a cause of infectious diarrhea successfully treated with oral ciprofloxacin.},
  author={F V Porco and E B Visconte},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1122-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe an immunocompromised patient (without AIDS) with nosocomial infectious diarrhea caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Oral ciprofloxacin therapy proved to be effective. CASE SUMMARY An 80-year-old woman with type II diabetes mellitus and hypertension developed progressive renal insufficiency, was hospitalized because of uremia, and underwent hemodialysis. When the patient developed hematochezia, Duke's C sigmoid colon cancer was detected and successfully resected. She… CONTINUE READING