oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Severe anaerobic infections in Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Volume 27, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Anaerobic infections at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital is illustrated with a case of septic abortion in which non-sporing anaerobes, Bacteroides fragilis and Bacteroides melaninogenicus were isolated. Metronidazole is still the drug of choice for the non-sporing anaerobic infections. Isolation of bacterioides is documented.

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