TITLE

Two unique presentations of Achromobacter xylosoxidans infections in clinical settings

AUTHOR(S)
Eshwara, Vandana Kalwaje; Mukhopadhyay, Chiranjay; Mohan, Savitha; Prakash, Rajat; Pai, Ganesh
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries;Feb2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Two rare and unique infections of Achromobacter xylosoxidans are described. The first case is a novel presentation of acute necrotising pancreatitis leading to a pancreatic pseudocyst, which was treated successfully in an immunocompetent male. The second case describes a local wound infection of metastatic ductal carcinoma of the breast; the patient consequently succumbed from a pre-existing co-morbid condition. Vigilant and efficient microbiological workup and surveillance are needed to diagnose infections by this rare pathogen in clinical settings.
ACCESSION #
65362709

 

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