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Int J Prev Med. 2019 Jun 12;10:113. doi: 10.4103/ijpvm.IJPVM_330_18. eCollection 2019.

A Pediatric Case of Antibiotic-Associated Hemorrhagic Colitis Caused by Klebsiella Oxytoca.

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Research Institute for Children Health, Pediatric Infections Research Center, Mofid Children Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medicine Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Department of Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medicine Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.


In recent decade the prevalence of antibiotic associated diarrhea was increased because of more antibiotic usage. Colstridum difficile is a microorganism which can cause mild to severe colitis. But the only cause of colitis related to Antibiotics is not colstridum difficle. In this case report we explain a child whit antibiotic associated colitis due to klebsiella oxtyoca.


Antibiotic associated diarrhea; child; colitis; klebsiella oxytoca

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