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Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

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Primary Liver Abscess Caused by One Clone of Klebsiella pneumoniae with Two Colonial Morphotypes and Resistotypes

Po-Ren Hsueh*, Juinn-Jong Wu†, Lee-Jene Teng*‡, Yee-Chun Chen*, Chuan-Liang Kao*, Shen-Wu Ho*, and Kwen-Tay Luh*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; †National Cheng-Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan; ‡National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan;

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Figure 1

Colonial morphology of Klebsiella pneumoniae grown on a primary isolation plate (trypticase soy agar supplemented with 5% sheep blood) from the abscess aspirate of patient A after 24 hours of incubation. The arrow shows a mucoid opaque colony (isolate A1). The arrowhead shows a nonmucoid white colony (isolate A2).

Figure 1. Colonial morphology of Klebsiella pneumoniae grown on a primary isolation plate (trypticase soy agar supplemented with 5% sheep blood) from the abscess aspirate of patient A after 24 hours of incubation. The arrow shows a mucoid opaque colony (isolate A1). The arrowhead shows a nonmucoid white colony (isolate A2).

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