Chryseobacterium spp-associated bacteraemia in a haemodialysis patient: a diagnostic challenge

Muhammad Junaid Ahsan, Soban Ahmad, Azka Latif, Joseph Thilumala Reddy

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Chryseobacterium species are Gram-negative bacillus widely distributed in nature. It is a rare human pathogen that has been isolated from water systems and humid surfaces of the hospital environment. We report a rare case of Chryseobacterium bacteremia in an end-stage renal disease nursing home resident, that was diagnosed using multiplex PCR and was successfully treated with intravenous piperacillin-tazobactam combination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number232000
JournalBMJ case reports
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2019


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  • Medicine(all)

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