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
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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