Streptococcus pneumoniae: A Cause of Primary Lung Abscess in a Child

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MacDonald, Kelly S; de Carvalho, Volia M; Liebert, Lawrence; Embree, Joanne E;

A case of primary pneumococcal lung abscess in a five-year-old child is described. Secondary anaerobic infection as a cause of cavitation was excluded by bronchoscopic culture of the cavity. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a rare but recognized cause of lung abscess in heal... View more
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