Fatal case of Herbaspirillum seropedicae bacteremia secondary to pneumonia in an end-stage renal disease patient with multiple myeloma

Nuntra Suwantarat, La'Tonzia L. Adams, Mark Romagnoli, Karen C Carroll

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Abstract

Herbaspirillum spp. are rare causes of human infections associated primarily with bacteremia in cancer patients. We report the first fatal case of bacteremia secondary to pneumonia caused by Herbaspirillum seropedicae in a 65-year-old man with end-stage renal disease and multiple myeloma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-333
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume82
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Bacteremia
  • Gram-negative rods
  • Herbaspirillum seropedicae
  • Non-fermenters
  • Oxidase-positive
  • Pneumonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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