Pyogenic infections due to Ochrobactrum anthropi

Theodore J. Cieslak, Christine J. Drabick, Merlin L. Robb

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Abstract

Ochrobactrum anthropi is a nonfermentative gram-negative bacillus that has been isolated with increasing frequency from human clinical specimens. Previously, its pathogenic niche was believed to involve the causation of catheter-associated bacteremic illnesses. We describe three cases of pyogenic infection due to O. anthropi, thereby expanding the known pathogenic potential of this organism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)845-847
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1996

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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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