This report describes the first case of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus pneumonia complicated with empyema and lung abscess in an HIV patient and reviews previously published cases of Enterococcus pleuro-pulmonary infection. Our case highlights the rarity of this entity and reviews the risk factors for Enterococcus pleuro-pulmonary infections.
- Lung abscess
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Pharmacology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases