Dysgonic fermenter 3 (DF-3)-associated bacteremia occurred in a febrile pat
ient with acute myelocytic leukemia during aplasia. Another DF-3 isolate, i
dentical bg ribotyping, was grown 10 weeks later from stool collected in th
e absence of diarrhea. This is the first case in which DF-3 was isolated fr
om blood and stool specimens from the same patient.