Isolation of Coxiella burnetii from an acromioclavicular infection with low serological titers.

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Summary of "Isolation of Coxiella burnetii from an acromioclavicular infection with low serological titers."

Coxiella burnetii acromio-clavicular infection is a new infectious focus, evidenced here for the first time by using the gold standard, culture. PET scanner imaging had a crucial role in identifying the deep infectious focus, even when C. burnetii serological titers were low.


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Name: International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1878-3511


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