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2011 | 6 | 6 | 818-820
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A case of mono-microbial Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess in a metropolitan region of Australia

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This documented case of mono-microbial Klebsiella pneumonia liver abscess with pulmonary metastasis in an adult in metropolitan Australian evokes important epidemiological, clinical and microbiological issues. These include the increasing incidence of this disease in western society, predisposing conditions, variability of presentation and the virulence of Klebsiella pneumonia.
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6
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6
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818-820
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published
1 - 12 - 2011
online
8 - 10 - 2011
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_s11536-011-0094-1
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