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Fatal case of Weeksella virosa sepsis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23035202     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Weeksella virosa is an aerobic Gram-negative rod that has rarely been reported to cause infection. We describe a fatal case of W. virosa sepsis in a young female with end-stage renal disease, report three additional cases of W. virosa infection, and review the literature regarding this infection.
A K Slenker; B D Hess; D L Jungkind; J A DeSimone
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  2013-04-17     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4166-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Infectious Diseases and Environmental Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
Fatal Outcome
Flavobacteriaceae / classification,  isolation & purification*
Flavobacteriaceae Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology*,  pathology
Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications,  pathology
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Sepsis / complications,  diagnosis*,  microbiology*,  pathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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