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- Usually inflammatory and noninfectious.
- If infectious, frequently polymicrobial. Leading pathogens:
- Anaerobes: Clostridium and Bacteroides species.
- Pathogenic role of enterococci and anaerobes are not well defined and empirical coverage not usually required.
- Organisms cultured from bile/gallbladder: unclear pathogenicity unless also recovered in blood.
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Last updated: July 2, 2017
TY - ELEC
T1 - Cholecystitis
ID - 540122
A1 - Carpenter,Christopher,M.D.
AU - Gilpin,Nick,D.O.
Y1 - 2017/07/02/
PB - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540122/all/Cholecystitis