Ureaplasma parvum as a cause of sternal wound infection

Academic Article


  • Few reports in the literature have documented the isolation of Ureaplasma species from sternal wounds. A case of sternal wound infection likely due to Ureaplasma parvum is described. When routine bacterial cultures from a sternal wound infection fail to yield a pathogen, diagnostic testing for mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas should be considered. Copyright © 2009, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
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  • Walkty A; Lo E; Manickam K; Alfa M; Xiao L; Waites K
  • Start Page

  • 1976
  • End Page

  • 1978
  • Volume

  • 47
  • Issue

  • 6