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First report on sepsis caused by Porphyromonas pogonae

Author:
Schröttner, Percy, Heidrich, Katharina, Rudolph, Wolfram W., Stölzel, Friedrich, Jacobs, Enno, Gunzer, Florian
Source:
Anaerobe 2017 v.44 pp. 96-98
ISSN:
1075-9964
Subject:
Porphyromonas, pathogens, patients, sepsis (infection)
Abstract:
We report on a 62 year old patient who developed sepsis due to an infection caused by Porphyromonas pogonae, a recently described species of the bacterial genus Porphyromonas. This is the first case of an invasive infection with this pathogen.
Agid:
5652624