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Sepsis with multiple abscesses caused by staphylococcus warneri: a case report


Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus warneri is a rare cause of human disease, which as a rule manifests as an insidious and protracted infection of various prostheses and endovascular catheters. A case of Staphylococcus warneri sepsis with multiple abscesses in an immunocompetent patient free from the usual predisposing factors for coagulase-negative staphylococcal infection is presented. To our knowledge, this is the first case of sepsis with multiple abscesess caused by this bacterium reported in the literature.

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Ivić, I., Karanović, J. & Pavičić-Ivelja, M. Sepsis with multiple abscesses caused by staphylococcus warneri: a case report. 8, 45–47 (2013).

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  • Abscess
  • Staphylococcus warneri
  • Sepsis