A case of catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by Mycobacterium phocaicum

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

We present a patient with double hit Burkitt's like lymphoma who developed a catheter-related bloodstream infection due to Mycobacterium phocaicum that was identified by rpoB gene sequencing. His infection resolved with 7 weeks of antibiotics and port-a-cath removal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-105
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2013

Keywords

  • Catheter related bloodstream infection
  • Mycobacterium phocaicum
  • RpoB gene sequence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A case of catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by Mycobacterium phocaicum'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this