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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 30, Issue 8, pp 1695–1695 | Cite as

Cervical spinal epidural abscess and meningitis due to Prevotella oris and Peptostreptococcus micros after retropharyngeal surgery

  • Jean-Pierre Frat
  • Cendrine Godet
  • Ghislaine Grollier
  • Jean-Luc Blanc
  • René Robert
Correspondence

Keywords

Ceftriaxone Anaerobic Bacterium Spinal Cord Compression Fosfomycine Epidural Abscess 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Frat
    • 1
  • Cendrine Godet
    • 1
  • Ghislaine Grollier
    • 3
  • Jean-Luc Blanc
    • 2
  • René Robert
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitHôpital Jean BernardPoitiers CedexFrance
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryHôpital Jean BernardPoitiers CedexFrance
  3. 3.Laboratory of Microbiology AHôpital Jean BernardPoitiers CedexFrance

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