Arthritis caused by unidentified gram-positive rods in a child with acute lymphocytic leukemia

P. C. Appelbaum, J. H. Dossett

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Abstract

A 12-year-old girl with refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia developed arthritis owing to an unidentified gram-positive Corynebacterium-like rod. The infection responded to amoxycillin therapy, but death ensued owing to the underlying leukemic condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-527
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume15
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1982

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Gram-Positive Rods
Corynebacterium
Amoxicillin
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Arthritis
Infection
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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Arthritis caused by unidentified gram-positive rods in a child with acute lymphocytic leukemia. / Appelbaum, P. C.; Dossett, J. H.

In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1982, p. 525-527.

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