What are the possible complications of Moraxella catarrhalis infection?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Michael Constantinescu, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Complications of M catarrhalis infection may include the following:

  • Recurrence

  • Bacteremia and sepsis

  • Meningitis

  • Mastoiditis

  • Hearing loss

  • Pleural effusion

  • Shock

  • Death


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