Fusobacterium pyogenic liver abscess

Jeffrey S. Stroup, Kirk L. DePriest, G. Davin Haraway

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Liver abscesses require prompt diagnosis and treatment for a positive outcome. Advances in diagnostic techniques and treatment have changed the epidemiology and presentation of pyogenic liver abscesses. Treatment regimens consist of drainage and broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy to cover for bacteria arising from the biliary tree and colon. The following case report describes a patient with an anaerobic pyogenic liver abscess.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-81
Number of pages3
JournalInfections in Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2007


  • Fusobacterium
  • Pyogenic liver abscess


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