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Table 1 Characteristics of 9 confirmed cases of bacteremia caused by B. pilosicoli

From: Brachyspira pilosicoli bloodstream infections: Case report and review of the literature

Ref. No. of cases Age Sex Underlying disease Treatment/Outcome
[5] 6a 77
69
F
M
Stroke/hemiplegia
Stroke/hemiplegia
Death
Death
   55 M Alcoholic/acute intoxication by ethylene glycol Death
   69 M Acute peritonitis (necrosis of caecum) Operation/recovery
   61 M Severe arteriopathy Vascular operation/death
   52 M Myeloma/alcoholic Antibiotic therapy/chemotherapy
[6] 1 -b M AIDS/Kaposi's sarcoma -a
[7] 1 78 M Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma/alcoholic/tabagism Antibiotic therapy/death
This report 1 53 M Tabagism, cardiogenic shock Death
  1. a Previously classified as B. hyodysenteriae, organisms were accurately identified as strains of B. pilosicoli in reference 6; b unknown