Catheter-related bacteremia due to Kocuria rosea in a patient undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation


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ALTUNTAŞ F. , Yildiz O. , Eser B. , Gundogan K. , SUMERKAN B., Cetin M.

BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, cilt.4, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1471-2334-4-62
  • Dergi Adı: BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Özet

Background: Micrococcus species may cause intracranial abscesses, meningitis, pneumonia, and septic arthritis in immunosuppressed or immunocompetent hosts. In addition, strains identified as Micrococcus spp. have been reported recently in infections associated with indwelling intravenous lines, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis fluids, ventricular shunts and prosthetic valves.