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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 101-2

Intraperitoneal abscess in a new born secondary to Klebsiella septicaemia--a case report.

Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

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P G Kumari
Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

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A five day old female baby was admitted with distension of abdomen since birth and nonbilious vomiting, fever of one day duration. Blood culture grew Klebsiella pneumoniae. Abdominal exploration revealed thick walled cavity containing purulent fluid grew klebsiella pneumoniae which was sensitive to various antibiotics including gentamycin. The child was treated with injection gentamycin and ceftazidime. The child had uneventful recovery and is doing well 3 years post operatively.

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