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|Title:||Septic shock due to Klebsiella pneumoniae after medical abortion with misoprostol-only regimen||Authors:||Kaponis, Apostolos I.
Makrydimas, George V.
|Keywords:||Klebsiella pneumoniae;Misoprostol;Pregnancy termination;Self-administration;Septic shock||Category:||Clinical Medicine||Field:||Medical and Health Sciences||Issue Date:||Sep-2010||Publisher:||Elsevier B.V.||Source:||Fertility and Sterility, 2010, Volume 94, Issue 4, Pages 1529.e3-1529.e5||Abstract:||Objective: To report a case of a healthy woman who was admitted to the hospital with septic shock caused by a common uropathogen after self-administration of misoprostol for pregnancy termination. Design: Case report. Setting: Tertiary hospital. Patient(s): A 38-year-old woman, gravida 5, para 3, who developed septic shock after medical termination of pregnancy. Intervention(s): Suction curettage, antibiotic treatment, plasma and platelet transfusions. Main Outcome Measure(s): Klebsiella pneumoniae was isolated from blood samples. Result: Ten days after her admission she was discharged home in good condition on oral antibiotics. Conclusion(s): Severe infections leading to septic shock from common pathogen bacteria can occur after medical termination of pregnancy, independently of the regimen used.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/4362
|ISSN:||0015-0282||DOI:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.02.025||Rights:||© American Society for Reproductive Medicine||Type:||Article|
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