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Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2018 Sep-Oct;29(5):1220-1222. doi: 10.4103/1319-2442.243957.

Myroides odoratimimus urinary tract infection.

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1
Department of Nephrology, Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
2
Academic Research Department, Narayana Hrudayalaya Foundations, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Myroides species formerly known as Flavobacterium odoratum, a rare clinical isolate often considered as nonpathogenic. Myroides odoratimimus commonly found in the environment and frequently isolated from the immunocompromised patients. The incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Myroides species is a rare phenomenon. We describe a rare case of UTI caused by Myroides odoratimimus in an elderly patient.

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30381524
DOI:
10.4103/1319-2442.243957
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