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J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec;52(12):4421-4. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00657-14. Epub 2014 Oct 1.

Acidovorax oryzae catheter-associated bloodstream infection.

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1
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom chris.orsborne@doctors.net.uk.
2
Department of Microbiology, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom.
3
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
4
University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Acidovorax oryzae is a bacterium that has never before been reported as pathogenic in human subjects. Here we describe the first case of a successfully treated A. oryzae catheter-associated bloodstream infection in an immunocompetent patient prior to heart transplantation.

PMID:
25275006
PMCID:
PMC4313333
DOI:
10.1128/JCM.00657-14
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