Clostridium cadaveris bacteraemia: Two cases and review

Rogier P. Schade*, Michiel Van Rijn, Henri J.L.M. Timmers, Anton S.M. Dofferhoff, Corne H.W. Klaassen, Jacques F.G.M. Meis

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Clostridium cadaveris is a strict anaerobic Gram-positive rod that is the most prominent bacterium during the decay of dead bodies. We present 2 rare cases of bacteraemia with C. cadaveris. The source of both infectious episodes was most probably of gastrointestinal origin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Schade, R. P., Van Rijn, M., Timmers, H. J. L. M., Dofferhoff, A. S. M., Klaassen, C. H. W., & Meis, J. F. G. M. (2006). Clostridium cadaveris bacteraemia: Two cases and review. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 38(1), 59-62.