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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2018, Article ID 7510715, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/7510715
Case Report

Bacillus cereus Typhlitis in a Patient with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
2H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to James D. Denham; ude.fsu.htlaeh@mahnedj

Received 13 December 2017; Accepted 18 February 2018; Published 11 March 2018

Academic Editor: Gernot Walder

Copyright © 2018 James D. Denham et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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