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Klebsiella pneumoniae: caught on film
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Figure 1 shows a blood film from a neonate with severe sepsis. A phagocyte is shown having ingested several bacilli, reflecting significant bacteraemia. Blood cultures revealed a growth of Klebsiella pneumoniae.
The patient was born at term, by normal vaginal delivery following an uncomplicated pregnancy. He presented at 4 days of …
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