BLOODSTREAM INFECTION WITH OLIGELLA UREOLYTICA IN INFANT: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE

  • APOORVA B Department of Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • ZARINE KHAN Department of Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • TARANA SARWAT Department of Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Oligella ureolytica is rarely involved as human pathogen but it is emerging as pathogenic bacteria. It is not commonly recovered from clinical specimens but when recovered, it is mostly from urinary and respiratory tract specimens as commensal organisms, but hardly from blood samples. We present here a case of O. ureolytica related bacteremia in a 1-month-old infant as a pure culture and we review the literature of previously reported cases of Oligella infections.

Keywords: Oligella ureolytica, Bacteremia, CDC Group IVe (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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B, A., Z. KHAN, and T. SARWAT. “BLOODSTREAM INFECTION WITH OLIGELLA UREOLYTICA IN INFANT: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 13, no. 11, Sept. 2020, pp. 1-2, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2020.v13i11.39251.
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