LETTER – Gordonia sputi bacteremia.

January 20, 2017 at 8:10 am

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Sep;15(9):1535-7. doi: 10.3201/eid1509.080903.

Renvoise A, Harle JR, Raoult D, Roux V.

To the Editor: In November 2007, a 69-year-old man with fever was hospitalized at the Northern Hospital in Marseilles, France. He also had diabetes, high blood pressure, and alcohol and tobacco addictions. In September 2007, he had received a diagnosis of laryngeal cancer, which required 2 chemotherapy treatments through a central venous catheter (CVC), the second of which he had received 6 days before his November visit. Prostatic cancer, diagnosed 1.5 years earlier, had been treated by radiotherapy. At the time of the November admission, he had leukopenia (1.77 × 109 leukocytes/L with 0.49 × 109 polymorphonuclear cells/L) and an elevated C-reactive protein level (151 mg/L). The patient was admitted with a preliminary diagnosis of …

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, Health Care-Associated Infections, HIC no SIDA, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Resistencia bacteriana, Sepsis, Update.

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