Acute suppurative parotitis associated with anaerobic bacteremia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Most episodes of acute suppurative parotitis are caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Reported here is a patient who had acute parotitis associated with anaerobic sepsis caused by Bacteroides melaninogenicus and Peptostreptococcus micros. Acute parotitis should be included in the ever-widening spectrum of clinical infections caused by anaerobic bacteria.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anthes, WH; Blaser, MJ; Reller, LB

Published Date

  • February 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 260 - 262

PubMed ID

  • 6110333

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9173

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ajcp/75.2.260


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England