Haemophilus parainfluenzae Thoracic Empyema

Thomas G. Cooney, Brian R. Harwood, Dennis J. Meisner

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To our knowledge, thoracic empyema caused by Heamophilus parainfluenzae has not been described previously. A case occurred in the setting of alcoholism and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We note the similarity to pulmonary infections with H influenzae and discuss the implications for antibiotic therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)940-941
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of internal medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jun 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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