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Primary Klebsiella pneumoniae Liver Abscess with Metastatic Spread to Lung and Eye, a North-European Case Report of an Emerging Syndrome.

Karlsson Söbirk, Sara LU ; Struve, Carsten and Jacobsson, Sanda G (2010) In Open Microbiology Journal 4. p.5-7
Abstract
A syndrome of community acquired liver abscess caused by highly virulent hypermucoviscous, rmpA positive Klebsiella pneumoniae strains occurs with high incidence in Asia. We here report a case complicated by metastatic infection, to our knowledge, the first one described in Northern Europe. This and other recently reported cases indicate the emergence of this severe syndrome outside of Asia.
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Open Microbiology Journal
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5 - 7
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Bentham Science Publishers
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1874-2858
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10.2174/1874285801004010005
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English
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  author       = {Karlsson Söbirk, Sara and Struve, Carsten and Jacobsson, Sanda G},
  issn         = {1874-2858},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {5--7},
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  series       = {Open Microbiology Journal},
  title        = {Primary Klebsiella pneumoniae Liver Abscess with Metastatic Spread to Lung and Eye, a North-European Case Report of an Emerging Syndrome.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874285801004010005},
  volume       = {4},
  year         = {2010},
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