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Liver abscess

Liver abscess is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Liver abscess

Usually polymicrobial: Enterobacteriaceae, especially E. coli , Enterobacter sp., Proteus sp., Klebsiella sp. (GNR), enterococcus (GPC in chains), Bacteroides sp. (GNR), actinomyces (GPR), S. aureus (GPC) (MRSA), viridans streptococci (GPC), Candida sp., Entamoeba histolytica.

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Liver Abscess." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619322/all/Liver_abscess.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Liver abscess. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619322/all/Liver_abscess. Accessed April 24, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Liver abscess. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619322/all/Liver_abscess
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Liver Abscess [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619322/all/Liver_abscess.
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