Group-f streptococcal pleuro-pericarditis in a mesothelioma patient after dental surgery (case report)

Zsuzsanna Berek, Zsuzsanna Várnai, P. Magyar, F. Rozgonyi

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A 71-year-old mesothelioma patient developed pleuro-pericarditis and pleural empyema. Bacteriological examinations and serological identification proved group F Streptococcus in the pleural fluid. Anamnestic data suggested that the source of infection might have been the oral cavity after dental surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalActa microbiologica et immunologica Hungarica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - dec. 1 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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