Moraxella catarrhalis bacteremia and preseptal cellulitis

Alexandre T. Rotta, Basim I. Asmar

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Abstract

Invasive disease due to Moraxella catarrhalis is rare and has been associated mostly with immune deficiency conditions. We describe the first case of M catarrhalis bacteremia and preseptal cellulitis in an immunocompetent infant. This organism may be evolving from one with low pathogenicity to one with increased pathogenicity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-542
Number of pages2
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume87
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1994

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