Community-acquired Acinetobacter radioresistens bacteremia in an HIV-positive patient

Citation
P. Visca et al., Community-acquired Acinetobacter radioresistens bacteremia in an HIV-positive patient, EM INFECT D, 7(6), 2001, pp. 1032-1035
Citations number
12
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Clinical Immunolgy & Infectious Disease
Journal title
EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
ISSN journal
1080-6040 → ACNP
Volume
7
Issue
6
Year of publication
2001
Pages
1032 - 1035
Database
ISI
SICI code
1080-6040(200111/12)7:6<1032:CARBIA>2.0.ZU;2-S
Abstract
We describe the first case of community-acquired bacteremia caused by Acine tobacter radioresistens; the patient was a 32-year-old HIV-positive neutrop enic woman. Ambiguous Gram staining and poor biochemical reactivity of bloo d culture isolates misguided early diagnosis and therapy. Bacterial identif ication was based on 16S rDNA sequence analysis. A. radioresistens can be c onsidered as a cause of opportunistic infection in immunodeficient patients .