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Bacteraemia due to Cedecea davisae in a patient with sigmoid colon cancer: a case report and brief review of the literature.
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PMID:  22884845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Cedecea spp. represent a new member of the Enterobacteriaceae family, and although they are commonly described, they have rarely been reported as causes of invasive infection. The species' inherent resistance to antibiotics makes their management extremely challenging, especially in the context of immunocompromise when infections occur. We hereby report a rare case of Cedecea davisae bacteraemia in a patient with stage IV sigmoid colon cancer followed by a brief review of the literature.
Karolina Akinosoglou; Angelos Perperis; Dimitrios Siagris; Panagiota Goutou; Irida Spiliopoulou; Charalambos A Gogos; Markos Marangos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
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Created Date:  2012-8-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Internal Medicine, University General Hospital of Patras, Rio 26504, Patras, Greece.
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