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Title: Yoghurt consumption and damaged colonic mucosa: a case of Lactococcus lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent patient.
Authors: Denholm, Justin;Horne, Kylie;McMahon, James;Grayson, M Lindsay;Johnson, Paul D R
Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases; 38(8): 739-41
Abstract: Lactococcus lactis is an uncommon cause of invasive disease in humans. We present a case of L. lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult, apparently related to consumption of live culture yoghurt.
Internal ID Number: 16857633
DOI: 10.1080/00365540500504158
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Colon.injuries.microbiology
Intestinal Mucosa.injuries.microbiology
Lactococcus lactis.isolation & purification
Liver Abscess.immunology.microbiology
Middle Aged
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