Clinical Characteristics of Ochrobactrum anthropi Bacteremia

Hideharu Hagiya, Kouhei Ohnishi, Miyako Maki, Naoto Watanabe, Tomoko Murasec

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The clinical picture of Ochrobactrum anthropi infection is not well described because the infection is rare in humans and identification of the pathogen is difficult. We present a case of O. anthropi bacteremia that was initially misidentified as Ralstonia paucula and later identified by 16S rRNA sequencing and recA analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1330-1333
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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