Recurrent Sepsis Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes

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Recurrent Sepsis Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. / Rasmussen, Magnus.

In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2011, p. 1671-1673.

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T1 - Recurrent Sepsis Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes

AU - Rasmussen, Magnus

PY - 2011

Y1 - 2011

N2 - I report that a 75-year-old man with severe atherosclerosis experienced two episodes of bacteremia with Streptococcus pyogenes of type emm87. Recurrent sepsis with S. pyogenes is extremely rare, and a foot ulcer was the suspected point of entry. The patient did not develop opsonizing antibodies to the isolate.

AB - I report that a 75-year-old man with severe atherosclerosis experienced two episodes of bacteremia with Streptococcus pyogenes of type emm87. Recurrent sepsis with S. pyogenes is extremely rare, and a foot ulcer was the suspected point of entry. The patient did not develop opsonizing antibodies to the isolate.

U2 - 10.1128/JCM.02378-10

DO - 10.1128/JCM.02378-10

M3 - Article

C2 - 21346045

VL - 49

SP - 1671

EP - 1673

JO - Journal of Clinical Microbiology

JF - Journal of Clinical Microbiology

SN - 1098-660X

IS - 4

ER -