Clostridium hathewayi bacteraemia and surgical site infection after uterine myomectomy

Ala S. Dababneh, Avish Nagpal, Bharath Raj Varatharaj Palraj, M. Rizwan Sohail

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A 42-year-old woman with uterine fibroids underwent myomectomy. She developed postoperative sepsis and bloodstream infection with Clostridium hathewayi secondary to an infected haematoma. The patient was readmitted after failure of oral antibiotic therapy and underwent intrauterine drainage followed by prolonged parenteral antibiotic therapy. The patient was followed for 1 year and did not have any relapse of infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalBMJ case reports
StatePublished - Mar 4 2014


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