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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yamuna Kondapally, M.B.B.S[2]

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Causes

  • The causative organisms of pyogenic liver abscess include:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pyogenic liver abscess
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bacteria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gram-positive aerobes
 
 
 
Gram-negative[enterics
 
 
 
Anaerobic organisms
 
 
 
Acid fast bacilli
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Streptococcus sp
Staphylococcus aureus / Staphylococcus epidermidis
Actinomyces sp
Enterococcus sp
Streptococcus milleri
 
 
 
Escherichia coli
Salmonella typhi
Yersinia enterocolitica
K.pneumonia
Pseudomonas sp
Proteus sp
Eikenella corrodens
Others
 
 
 
Bacteroids sp
Fusobacterium
Anaerobic/ Microaerophilic streptococci
Other anaerobes
 
 
 
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

References

  1. Cerwenka H (2010). "Pyogenic liver abscess: differences in etiology and treatment in Southeast Asia and Central Europe". World J Gastroenterol. 16 (20): 2458–62. PMC 2877174. PMID 20503444.

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