oa South African Medical Journal - A case of double pyelitis (B. Coli infection)
|Article Title||A case of double pyelitis (B. Coli infection)|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town; Somerset Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 1947|
|Pages||399 - 400|
|Keyword(s)||B. Coli, Kidney infection, Pregnancy and Pyelitis|
The patient suffered from a B. Coli infection of the left kidney in the eighth month of her pregnancy. The right kidney became infected shortly afterwards. The condition appears to have been unrecognized, and in order to relieve her very severe abdominal symptoms and generally serious condition, her appendix, her ovary, and finally her uterus were removed.
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