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Table 1 Cases of adult Mycoplasma hominis brain abscess

From: Mycoplasma hominis brain abscess presenting after a head trauma: a case report

Case Year Age and sex Associated condition First culture after AD Therapy
1 1981 29-year-old man Head trauma 21 days Tetracycline
2 1995 20-year-old man Head trauma 14 days Cefotaxime + metronidazole + doxycycline
3 1997 22-year-old woman Post-partum 8 days Ceftriaxone + metronidazole
4 2002 40-year-old woman Cavernous angioma/craniotomy 4 days Ciprofloxacin + metronidazole
5 2003 17-year-old girl Post-partum 13 days Doxycycline + clindamycin
6 2004 40-year-old man Head trauma 14 days Tetracycline
7 2008 17-year-old girl Head trauma 17 days Gatifloxacin
8 2008 48-year-old man Craniotomy for colloid cyst removal 18 days Gatifloxacin + clindamycin
9 2003/ 2006 NA Post-traumatic NA Doxycycline
10a 2011 40-year-old man Head trauma 13 days Doxycycline
  1. aPresent report. AD: admission day; NA: not available.