The Brief Case: Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Bacteremia and Pyomyositis

February 24, 2017 at 8:04 am

Journal of Clinical Microbiology March 2017 V.55 N.3 P.665-669

David J. Epstein, Kristina Ernst, Robert Rogers, Ellie Carmody, and Maria Aguero-Rosenfeld

aDivision of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

bDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, New York, New York, USA

cNYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

dDepartment of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

eDepartment of Pathology, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, New York, New York, USA

A 39-year-old man presented to the Bellevue Hospital emergency department in November with 1 week of fevers and cough. On the previous day, he had been assaulted, developing right buttock and thigh pain.

His medical history was notable for alcohol use disorder treated with the opioid antagonist naltrexone (depot formulation), injected intramuscularly into the gluteal region monthly.

He received left and right gluteal injections 1 and 6 weeks prior to presentation, respectively. He was homeless and denied travel or animal contact.

He drank up to two dozen beer cans daily and smoked cigarettes but denied drug use….

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Closing the Brief Case: Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Bacteremia and Pyomyositis

ANSWERS TO SELF-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS

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