SAMUEL H. RUBIN, M.D.; PAUL K. BORNSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; CORNELIUS PERRINE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; A. DAVID RUBIN, M.D.; DAVID SCHWIMMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this report is to present an unusual case in which aureomycin was effective against an infection with Bacteroides funduliformis where other antibiotics failed. This patient is of particular interest in that she had varying degrees of jaundice for four years and 13 known hepatobiliary operations within a five-year period.
A 33 year old white married female was admitted to Monmouth Memorial Hospital, Long Branch, New Jersey, on October 27, 1948. She had been ill for three days with nonradiating colicky upper abdominal pains associated with chills and fever. The patient noted that simultaneously her stools
RUBIN SH, BORNSTEIN PK, PERRINE C, RUBIN AD, SCHWIMMER D. AUREOMYCIN1 TREATMENT OF RECURRENT CHOLANGITIS WITH LIVER ABSCESSES DUE TO BACTEROIDES FUNDULIFORMIS2. Ann Intern Med. ;35:468–475. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-2-468
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(2):468-475.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease.
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