Solobacterium moorei septicemia with concomitant mediastinitis in a patient with oesophageal or tracheal carcinoma

A. Mischnik, A. Khamooshi-Padiasek, M. Steins & S. Zimmermann
Objectives: Solobacterium with the only species Solobacterium moorei was described first in 2000 as an Eubacterium-like-strain identified by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. It was first found in human feces, later in pharyngeal flora. Its pathogenicity is still unclear. Only two cases of septicemia[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]