Certain species of bacteria are known to be associated with colorectal cancer. We report a case of adenocarcinoma of the colon with bacteraemia and liver abscesses due to Streptococcus intermedius. The isolation of this organism should prompt investigation for colorectal neoplasm, which may be present but asymptomatic, without metastases, and therefore at a curative stage.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||West Indian Medical Journal|
|State||Published - Oct 2005|
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