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Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Mar;26(3):269-71.

Small colony variant Staphylococcus aureus multiorgan infection.

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Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, 2200 Children's Way, 5121 B Doctors Office Towers, Nashville, TN 37232, USA.


Small colony variant Staphylococcus aureus colonies are identified in persistent or relapsing S. aureus infections after prolonged antibiotic therapy. An unusual case of multiorgan infection in the absence of prolonged antibiotic therapy in a pediatric patient is reported.

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