Bacteremia por Staphylococcus epidermidis y abceso de partes blandas en un paciente postoperado: Reporte de un caso

Bacteremia por Staphylococcus epidermidis y abceso de partes blandas en un paciente postoperado: Reporte de un caso.
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Bacteremia por Staphylococcus epidermidis y abceso de partes blandas en un paciente postoperado: Reporte de un caso.

We report a case of an 11 year old male who presented with bacteremia by S. epidermidis and soft tissue abscesses after a bone autograft procedure. The patient received only medical treatment, resolving the abscesses successfully. We also did a review of the literature on S. epidermidis bacteremia,...

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Journal Title: Revista Medica Herediana
Main Author: Coralith GARCIA APAC
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Language: Spanish
Get full text: http://www.upch.edu.pe/vrinve/dugic/revistas/index.php/RMH/article/view/710
Resource type: Journal article
Source: Revista Medica Herediana; Vol 14, No 4 (Year 2003).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20453/rmh.v14i4.710
Publisher: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Usage rights: Reconocimiento (by)
Subjects: Applied Sciences --> Medicine, General & Internal
Abstract: We report a case of an 11 year old male who presented with bacteremia by S. epidermidis and soft tissue abscesses after a bone autograft procedure. The patient received only medical treatment, resolving the abscesses successfully. We also did a review of the literature on S. epidermidis bacteremia, an entity which has acquired increasing importance in the etiology of hospital infections. (Rev Med Hered 2003; 14:221-223)