Yoghurt consumption and damaged colonic mucosa: a case of Lactococcus lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent patient.

Scand J Infect Dis 2006 ;38(8):739-41

Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Lactococcus lactis is an uncommon cause of invasive disease in humans. We present a case of L. lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult, apparently related to consumption of live culture yoghurt.

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