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Propionibacterium avidum was isolated from bilateral breast abscesses following breast reduction surgery. This report highlights the potential pathogenicity of the normal microbial flora following surgical interventions.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.jinf.2005.04.005

Type

Journal

J Infect

Publication Date

12/2005

Volume

51

Pages

e253 - e255

Keywords

Abscess, Actinomycetales Infections, Adult, Breast Diseases, Female, Humans, Mammaplasty, Propionibacterium