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Peritonitis caused by Alcaligenes denitrificans subsp. xylosoxydans: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3771775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the third human case of peritonitis caused by Alcaligenes denitrificans subsp. xylosoxydans and review the English literature regarding community-acquired and nonsocomial infection and colonization that results from this bacterium. The biochemical and genetic characteristics supporting the pathogenic potential of A. denitrificans subsp. xylosoxydans are reviewed, and the antimicrobial susceptibility profile of the organism is summarized.
A J Morrison; K Boyce
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-16     Completed Date:  1986-12-16     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  879-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcaligenes / drug effects,  isolation & purification*
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
Ascitic Fluid / microbiology
Bacterial Infections / microbiology
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Peritonitis / microbiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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