Empyema caused by Mycoplasma salivarium

Rafael Baracaldo, Michael Foltzer, Robin Patel, Paul Bourbeau

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Mycoplasma salivarium infections outside the oral cavity are rare. We describe a 49-year-old man with laryngeal cancer and right pleural space infection with M. salivarium. To our knowledge, this is the first report of empyema due to Mycoplasma salivarium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1805-1806
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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