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A case report of Citrobacter koseri bacteraemia after transfusion of contaminated red cells.
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PMID:  23035958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: Citrobacter koseri has not been associated to infection caused by blood component transfusions. CASE REPORT: A 46-year-old female patient presented sudden chills, dyspnoea, and tachycardia during a transfusion from a unit of packed red blood cells. Citrobacter koseri was isolated in the two sample collected from the patient and from the content of the packed red blood cells. RESULTS: We report a case of bacteraemia due to a transfusion of contaminated red blood cells. CONCLUSION: C. koseri should be taken into account in bacteraemias caused by transfusion of blood components.
C Fernandes; M C Oliveira; M T Jorge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transfusion medicine (Oxford, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-3148     ISO Abbreviation:  Transfus Med     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9301182     Medline TA:  Transfus Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors. Transfusion Medicine © 2012 British Blood Transfusion Society.
Clinical Hospital of the Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG, Brazil.
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