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First Case of Postaneurysmal Prosthetic Vascular Infection Due to a Nonsuperantigenic Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Strain ▿

By Caroline Loïez, Christophe Carnoy, Christophe Decoene, Elizabeth Pradel, Caroline Fichel, René Courcol and Frédéric Wallet

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Among Yersinia spp., Y. enterocolitica is the species most frequently isolated from infected aneurysms. This report describes the first case of postaneurysmal prosthetic vascular infection due to a superantigen-negative Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strain, showing a potential affinity of this species for endovascular tissue

Topics: Case Reports
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2916569
Provided by: PubMed Central
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