Veillonella parvula bacteremia without an underlying source.

Fisher RG, Denison MR
J Clin Microbiol. 1996 34 (12): 3235-6

PMID: 8940482 · PMCID: PMC229493

Veillonella parvula is an anaerobic gram-negative coccus that is part of the normal human flora. It has rarely been identified as a pathogen in humans, and the most frequently reported infection caused by V. parvula is osteomyelitis. We report a case of bacteremia unrelated to a central venous catheter and without an underlying source of infection.

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Bacteremia Child, Preschool Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Humans Male Neuroblastoma Opportunistic Infections Veillonella

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