Spontaneous bacterial pericarditis with tamponade due to Ureaplasma spp.

William P. Tarrant, Jose M. Gonzalez-Berjon, Patricia L. Cernoch, Randall J. Olsen, James M. Musser

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Abstract

Infectious pericardial effusion with tamponade is an uncommon but life-threatening disease. We report an unusual case of spontaneous Ureaplasma pericardial effusion with tamponade associated with pneumonia, pleural effusion, and urinary tract infection. All published cases of clinically invasive Ureaplasma infections in the adult population are also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1965-1968
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume47
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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