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New Microbiol. 2012 Apr;35(2):245-7. Epub 2012 Mar 31.

Achromobacter denitrificans renal abscess.

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  • 1Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Perugia, Perugia Italy.


We describe a case of a 66-year-old immunocompetent man affected by Achromobacter denitrificans renal abscess related to renal stones. The patient was treated successfully with meropenem 1 g three times daily for 60 days. To our knowledge, this is the first ever case reported of Achromobacter denitrificans renal abscess.

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