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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis caused by gram-negative bacteria.

Authors
  • Park, Ki-Ho1
  • Cho, Oh Hyun2
  • Jung, Myounghwa1
  • Suk, Kyung-Soo3
  • Lee, Jung Hee4
  • Park, Ji Seon5
  • Ryu, Kyung Nam5
  • Kim, Sung-Han6
  • Lee, Sang-Oh6
  • Choi, Sang-Ho6
  • Bae, In-Gyu2
  • Kim, Yang Soo6
  • Woo, Jun Hee6
  • Lee, Mi Suk7
  • 1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 3 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 4 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 5 Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 6 Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 7 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: [email protected] , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of infection
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2014
Volume
69
Issue
1
Pages
42–50
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2014.02.009
PMID: 24561018
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

GNB HVO was responsible for 20.8% of adult cases of HVO. Despite some differences in clinical and radiological presentation, clinical outcomes were similar between GNB and MSSA HVO. Antibiotic therapy for ≥ 8 weeks may benefit patients with GNB HVO.

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