Septicemia caused by Leifsonia aquatica in a healthy patient after retinal reattachment surgery.

Abstract:

:Leifsonia aquatica is an aquatic bacterium that is typically found in environmental water habitats. Infections due to L. aquatica are rare and commonly catheter associated in immunocompromised patients. We report the first case of an acute septicemia caused by L. aquatica in a healthy immunocompetent host after cryopexy in the absence of a catheter.

journal_name

J Clin Microbiol

authors

Han L,Lei JE,Wang X,Guo LT,Kang QY,He L,Xu JR

doi

10.1128/JCM.01339-13

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-11-01 00:00:00

pages

3886-8

issue

11

eissn

0095-1137

issn

1098-660X

pii

JCM.01339-13

journal_volume

51

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