Empyema caused by Prevotella bivia complicating an unusual case of spontaneous chylothorax.

Tiziana D'Inzeo, Giuseppe Maria Corbo, Maurizio Sanguinetti, Teresa Spanu, Alessandro Di Marco Berardino, Riccardo Inchingolo, Andrea Smargiassi, Antonina Re, Riccardo Torelli, Barbara Fiori Alfarano, Salvatore Valente

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Abstract

Spontaneous chylothorax is rare in adults. We present an unusual case that was complicated by 28 Prevotella bivia empyema. Full recovery was achieved with chest-tube drainage and prompt 29 treatment with intravenous clindamycin.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1284-1286
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume52
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Prevotella bivia
  • chylothorax

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