Infected spontaneous chylothorax

Sunil Natrajan, Khaled O. Hadeli, Stuart F Quan

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Abstract

Infection of a chylothorax is thought not to occur because chyle is inherently bacteriostatic. We report a case of an infected chylothorax occurring in an immunocompromised patient with pneumonia. To our knowledge, this is the first description of such a case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-32
Number of pages2
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1998

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Virology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Infected spontaneous chylothorax. / Natrajan, Sunil; Hadeli, Khaled O.; Quan, Stuart F.

In: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Vol. 30, No. 1, 01.1998, p. 31-32.

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Natrajan, Sunil ; Hadeli, Khaled O. ; Quan, Stuart F. / Infected spontaneous chylothorax. In: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 1998 ; Vol. 30, No. 1. pp. 31-32.
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