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A case of pneumococcal peritonitis

by John Henry Bryant

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Published by Printed by Adlard and Son in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pneumococcal Infections,
  • Peritonitis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.H. Bryant
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26300884M

    Abstract Six episodes of pneumococcal peritonitis in five patients with postnecrotic cirrhosis, portal hypertension and ascites are reported. This diagnosis must be considered when fever or abdomin Cited by: A review of the cases reported since , together with the 5 cases we now add, shows that intraabdominal pneumococcal infections due to S. pneumoniae may be broadly stratified into 3 groups: 1) primary peritonitis in patients with preexisting peritoneal disease (usually ascites); 2) peritonitis without prior peritoneal disease, presumed to.

    Pneumococcal peritonitis: Related Topics. These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Pneumococcal peritonitis: Pneumococcal; Peritonitis. Hierarchical classifications of Pneumococcal peritonitis. The following list attempts to classify Pneumococcal peritonitis into categories where each line is subset. Countercurrent immunoelectrophoresis (CIE) is a reliable method for detection of microbial antigens in various body fluids. We describe a case of neonatal pneumococcal peritonitis in which CIE was helpful in detecting microbial antigen in paracentesis fluids. Corresponding bacterial cultures were negative. The usefulness of CIE is by: 5.

    Pneumococcal disease is a bacterial infection caused by S. pneumoniae (Streptococcus pneumoniae). It is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia and middle ear infection (otitis media) in the U.S., and is the third most frequent cause of bacterial meningitis. 1 Pneumococcal bacteria are often found in the upper area of the throat behind the nose in about 5 to 90 percent of healthy. Guidelines for the public health management of clusters of severe pneumococcal disease in closed settings. 5. 1 Introduction. Pneumococcal disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The causative agent, Streptococcus pneumoniae, commonly known as the pneumococcus.


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A case of pneumococcal peritonitis by John Henry Bryant Download PDF EPUB FB2

STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE is a common pathogen that causes high morbidity and mortality around the world. 1,2 It is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia and the second most common cause of purulent meningitis, but intra-abdominal pneumococcal infections are rarely found.

Primary (or spontaneous) bacterial peritonitis occurs mainly in patients with liver Cited by:   Primary pneumococcal peritonitis. Bose B, Keir WR, Godberson CV. A case of primary pneumococcal peritonitis in a girl of 9 is presented. The diagnosis was made at laparotomy and confirmed by immediate bacteriological examination.

The condition is extremely rare and accounts for 1 in 5 of all cases of primary peritonitis in by: Pneumococcal peritonitis is a relatively uncommon manifestation of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection (), but nonetheless, a potentially life-threatening one that requires prompt medical attention and treatment with antibiotics and, in some cases, surgery ().

Since the first descriptions of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in English medical literature (in the United Kingdom in by Kerr Cited by: 4. A culture-negative spontaneous pneumococcal peritonitis without preexisting peritoneal disease diagnosed by qPCR is herein described.

Presentation of case A 2-year old girl was admitted to our service for a 3-day history of abdominal distension, high Author: Daniel Jarovsky, Thais Grodzicki Ambrus, Mariana Galvão Gurgel, Marcelo Jenné Mimica, Mariana Volpe.

We report a case of primary pneumococcal peritonitis in a young woman with no predisposing features, and we review 26 other cases of pneumococcal peritonitis in previously healthy adults. This disease is very rare in adults without cirrhosis, ascites, nephrotic syndrome, autoimmune disease, or by: Pneumococcal peritonitis is prevalent in children and adults with comorbidities but extremely rare in healthy adults.

Here we describe a case of pneumococcal peritonitis in a previously healthy woman with no known risk factors who presented with constipation, abdominal pain, and distention.

Her only past medical history was an uncomplicated C-section two months prior to by: 2. Primary pneumococcal peritonitis in children.

After descibing a case report of a four year old girl with primary peritonitis due to streptococcus pneumoniae we discuss the main aspects of. Overall, primary peritonitis (peritonitis caused by the spread of organisms via blood or lymph to the peritoneal cavity) is rare, accounting for less than.

An unusual case of pneumococcal endometritis with local peritonitis has been presented. To the authors’ knowledge this is the only case in the literature describing pneumococcal endometritis with peritonitis and bacteremia in association with tampon use.

PDF | Streptococcus pneumoniae is a well-known cause of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in cirrhotic patients. However, little information is | Find, read and cite all the research you. Moore MR, Link-Gelles R, Schaffner W, et al.

Effectiveness of valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease in children in the USA: A matched case-control study external icon.

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What is pneumococcal disease. Pneumococcal disease can cause infections of the ears, lungs, blood, and brain. Pneumococcal disease is an illness caused by bacteria called pneumococcus. It is often mild, but can cause serious symptoms, lifelong disability, or death. Children younger than 2 years old are among those most at risk for the disease.

Primary Pneumococcal Peritonitis Complicated by Exudative Pleural Effusion in an Adolescent Girl By Stan L. Block, Garrett Adams, and Mickey Anderson Louisville, Kentucky A healthy, young adolescent girl developed primary pneumococcal peritonitis, an infection rarely reported in Cited by: 3.

Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism commonly referred to as pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and otitis media, as well as an important cause of sinusitis, septic arthritis, osteomy.

This Journal. Back; Journal Home; Online First; Current Issue; All Issues; Special Issues; About the journal; Journals. Back; The Lancet; The Lancet Child. INTRODUCTION. Invasive pneumococcal disease is defined as an infection confirmed by the isolation of Streptococcus pneumoniae from a normally sterile site (eg, blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and pleural, joint, or peritoneal fluid but not sputum).S.

pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is an important and well-known cause of bacteremia in both immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patients. Pneumococcal peritonitis was diagnosed in a woman with an intrauterine device (IUD), admitted to the hospital with presenting symptoms of septic shock.

The surgical, bacteriological and histological findings are described, and the preferred mode of treatment is by:   • Leukocyte count > /ul, 90 percent polymorph suggestive of pneumococcal peritonitis rather than appendicitis.

• Management: Antibiotics and correction of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance • Early laparotomy odourless sticky exudates confirm diagnosis • The prevalence has declined greatly and now its rare.

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Bose. B., Keir, W. R., Godberson, C. V. Primary pneumococcal peritonitis. Can. Med. Assoc. J. PubMed Google ScholarCited by: 5.pneumococcal disease is an infection caused by the bacteria streptococcus pneumoniae or pneumococcus. people can be infected with the bacteria, or they can carry it in their throat, and not be ill.Streptococcus pneumoniae, Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) Table of Contents Overview and coma.

The case-fatality rate of pneumococcal meningitis is about 8% among children and 22% among adults. Pneumococcal disease is treated with antibiotics. However, many types of pneumococcal (see Red Book for details).File Size: 83KB.