A fatal case of Clostridium sordellii septic shock syndrome associated with medical abortion.Journal: Obstetrics and gynecologyYear:
Ellen Wiebe; Edith Guilbert; Francis Jacot; Caitlin Shannon; Beverly Winikoff;Affiliation:
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Clostridia bacteria are infrequent human pathogens. In the obstetric and gynecologic literature, Clostridium sordellii infections have been very rarely reported. This is a case of infection following medical termination of early pregnancy with mifepristone and misoprostol.
Document Type: Retracted Publication
ISSN Print: 0029-7844