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African Health Sciences
Makerere University Medical School
ISSN: 1680-6905
EISSN: 1680-6905
Vol. 12, No. 3, 2012, pp. 388-389
Bioline Code: hs12062
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

African Health Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2012, pp. 388-389

 en Implantable cardioverter defibrillator pocket infection caused by Klebsiella pneumonia
Ertas, F; Acet, H; Kaya, H; Kayan, F & Soydinc, S


Like any other foreign bodies, implanted cardiac devices can become infected. Staphylococcus aureus check for this species in other resources and coagulase-negative Staphilococci are the most common causes of infections of pacemaker and defibrillator systems. In this case an implantable cardioverter defibrillator pocket infection caused by an extremely rare microorganism, Klebsiella pneumonia, is presented.

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator, pocket infection, Klebsiella pneumonia

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