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Author (up) Mukerji, R.; Kakarala, R.; Smith, S.J.; Kusz, H.G. url  doi
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  Title Chryseobacterium indologenes: an emerging infection in the USA Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication BMJ Case Reports Abbreviated Journal BMJ Case Rep  
  Volume 2016 Issue Pages  
  Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use; Chryseobacterium/isolation & purification; Cross Infection/*diagnosis/*drug therapy; Flavobacteriaceae Infections/*diagnosis/*drug therapy; Geriatric Nursing; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nursing Homes; Precision Medicine; Treatment Outcome; United States  
  Abstract Nursing home-associated infections and antibiotic resistant pathogens constitute common and serious problems in the geriatric population.Chryseobacterium indologenes, a non-motile Gram-negative rod, though widely distributed in nature, is an uncommon human pathogen. Typically thought of as an organism of low virulence, it may cause serious infections, particularly among the immunocompromised. The majority of reported cases are nosocomial, often associated with immunosuppression or indwelling catheters. It has been reported as the causative agent in bacteraemia, peritonitis, pneumonia, empyema, pyelonephritis, cystitis, meningitis and central venous catheter-associated infections. We report a rare case of C. indologenesinfection affecting a nursing home resident in the USA and we provide a review of similar cases. This report emphasises the importance of individualised treatment and promotes awareness about this organism as one of several emerging pathogens in immunocompromised adults and in the frail elderly who are often nursing home residents, in the Western Hemisphere.  
  Address Graduate Medical Education/Internal Medicine, McLaren-Flint Health Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan, USA  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 1757-790X ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:27053540 Approved no  
  Call Number ref @ user @ Serial 99152  
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