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Empyema of the gallbladder due to Haemophilus parahaemolyticus, with a brief review of its role as a pathogen
  1. Michael Parsons,
  2. Irwin Faris
  1. Department of Bacteriology, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London
  2. Department of Surgical Studies, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London


    A case of empyema of the gallbladder caused by Haemophilus parahaemolyticus is reported. This is believed to the the first report of such an infection. The literature relating to pathogenicity of this organism is reviewed.

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