Pyomyositis is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Staphylococcus aureus including MRSA (accounts for ~70%)
  • Gram-negative bacilli (infrequent)
  • Mixed infections with anaerobes
  • Streptococci including S. pneumoniae
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Immunocompromised hosts (especially advanced AIDS): Aspergillus, mycobacteria (TB, MAI), Salmonella, other Gram-negative bacilli

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Last updated: May 30, 2016

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TY - ELEC T1 - Pyomyositis ID - 540459 A1 - Auwaerter,Paul,M.D. AU - Bartlett,John,M.D. Y1 - 2016/05/30/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540459/all/Pyomyositis PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -