Fatal infection caused by Cupriavidus gilardii in a child with aplastic anemia

Matthew Karafin, Mark Romagnoli, Doran L. Fink, Tracy Howard, Rachel Rau, Aaron M. Milstone, Karen C. Carroll

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Abstract

Cupriavidus gilardii is a Gram-negative bacterium that has rarely been associated with human infections. We report a fatal case of sepsis caused by C. gilardii in a previously healthy 12-year-old female.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1005-1007
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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