Multiple Pyogenic Liver Abscesses Caused by Eggerthella lenta Treated with Ertapenem: A Case Report.
Case Report Med. 2012;2012:718130
Authors: Elias RM, Khoo SY, Pupaibool J, Nienaber JH, Cummins NW
Anaerobic gram-positive bacilli can occasionally be implicated in infections but are difficult to identify in culture by conventional biochemical methods. We report a case of liver abscesses caused by Eggerthella lenta, identified via 16S rRNA sequencing in a previously healthy patient, successfully treated with percutaneous drainage and ertapenem.
PMID: 22481953 [PubMed]