Bacteremia and infection of a hip prosthesis caused by Bacillus alvei

A. C. Reboli, C. S. Bryan, W. E. Farrar

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    Abstract

    Of the 34 Bacillus species described, 10 have been reported to cause infection in humans and 6 are inset pathogens. We report a case of an infected prosthetic hip caused by Bacillus alvei, only the third documented case of human infection with this organism.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1395-1396
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Volume27
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1989

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Microbiology (medical)

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