Publications & Reports

Yoghurt consumption and damaged colonic mucosa: a case of Lactococcus lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent patient.

Justin Denholm, Kylie Horne, James McMahon, M Lindsay Grayson, Paul Johnson
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. [email protected]


Lactococcus lactis is an uncommon cause of invasive disease in humans. We present a case of L. lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult, apparently related to consumption of live culture yoghurt.


  • Journal: Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • Published: 01/08/2006
  • Volume: 38
  • Issue: 8
  • Pagination: 739-741