To our knowledge, thoracic empyema caused by Heamophilus parainfluenzae has not been described previously. A case occurred in the setting of alcoholism and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We note the similarity to pulmonary infections with H influenzae and discuss the implications for antibiotic therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Jun 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine