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Branhamella catarrhalis septicemia in an infant with AIDS.


Scand J Infect Dis. 1988;20(5):559-60. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Branhamella catarrhalis was isolated in blood culture from a 6-month-old infant with AIDS. The child had a nasopharyngeal infection with respiratory syncytial virus and pneumonitis with Pneumocystis carinii. Commensal organisms such as B. catarrhalis may be potential pathogens in infants with AIDS.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*COMPLICATIONS Case Report Human Infant Male Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis/*PATHOGENICITY Opportunistic Infections/*COMPLICATIONS Septicemia/*COMPLICATIONS JOURNAL ARTICLE


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