We have reported a case of chronic osteomyelitis due to an unusual anerobic organism. Clostridium clostridiiforme, a gram-positive rod that often stains gram-negative and that is frequently resistant to such drugs as cefoxitin and clindamycin. Clostridia other than those similar to C perfringens are generally not considered invasive pathogens, but our case and several similar ones show that they can be.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Southern medical journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|
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