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Sepsis with multiple abscesses caused by staphylococcus warneri: a case report

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Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus warneri is a rare cause of human disease, which as a rule manifests as an insidious and protracted infection of various prostheses and endovascular catheters. A case of Staphylococcus warneri sepsis with multiple abscesses in an immunocompetent patient free from the usual predisposing factors for coagulase-negative staphylococcal infection is presented. To our knowledge, this is the first case of sepsis with multiple abscesess caused by this bacterium reported in the literature.
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8
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45-47
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1 - 2 - 2013
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8 - 12 - 2012
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  • Clinic for Infectious Diseases, Split University Hospital and Split University School of Medicine, Šoltanska 1, Split, 21000, Croatia, iivic@kbsplit.hr
  • Department of Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology, Split University Hospital and Split University School of Medicine, Spinčićeva 1, Split, 21000, Croatia
  • Clinic for Infectious Diseases, Split University Hospital and Split University School of Medicine, Šoltanska 1, Split, 21000, Croatia
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