TITLE

Urinary Infection by Serratia marcescens

AUTHOR(S)
Constable, F. L.
PUB. DATE
July 1965
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/10/1965, Vol. 2 Issue 5453, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64059386

 

Related Articles

  • Serratia marcescens infections from inhalation therapy medications: nosocomial outbreak. Sanders Jr., Charles V.; Luby, James P.; Johanson Jr., Waldemar G.; Sanford, Jay P.; Sanders, C V Jr; Luby, J P; Johanson, W G Jr; Barnett, J A; Sanford, J P // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul70, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p15 

    Describes an outbreak of nosocomial infections caused by non-pigmented Serratia marcescens. Background of Serratia marcescens; Characteristics of patients with positive cultures for Serratia; Environmental surveys for Serratia marcescens before Institutions of Control Measures; Importance of...

  • A 'GARDEN VARIETY' BUG TURNS LETHAL. Milella, Jan // RN;Mar82, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p37 

    Provides information on Serratia marcescens, a garden variety bug that causes infections in humans. Transmission of the bacteria; Symptoms and treatment of Serratia infections; Approaches in preventing the infection.

  • Antibiotic resistance in Serratia marcescens. Sleigh, J. Douglas // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/3/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6406, p1651 

    Examines the antibiotic resistance in Serratia marcescens. Importance of the organism as a pathogen in hospitals; Difficulty in treating infections due to S. marcescens; Process of acquiring resistance by the bacteria.

  • Serratia marcescens septicemia presenting as purpura fulminans in a premature newborn. Teertstra, T.; Bergman, K.; Benne, C.; Albers, M. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Dec2005, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p846 

    The article focuses on Serratia marcescens septicemia presenting as purpura fulminans in a premature newborn. Serratia marcescens has been recognized as a cause of infection in adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. The study suggests that Serratia marcescens should be considered as...

  • A Case report of a Serratia Marcescens infective arthritis after a knee arthroscopy. Malhas, A.; Chana, R.; Khan, F. // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2007, p7 

    Serratia Marcescens infection of the joints is a very rare occurrence with sporadic reports in the English literature. We report a case of S. Marcescens infection in a knee joint after an arthroscopy in a diabetic patient who underwent circumcision in the past (for a tight phimosis and recurrent...

  • Serratia Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Narcotic Addicts. Mintz, Lawrence; Mollett, George H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov75, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p668 

    Reports on the case of heroin addicts with vertebral osteomyelitis due to Serratia marcescens. Description of the condition of the patients; Assumption on the origin of the microorganisms that infected the parenteral drug users.

  • Community-Acquired Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Serratia marcescens: Case Report and Review. Liangpunsakul, S.; Pursell, K. J. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Jul2001, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p509 

    The article focuses on community-acquired necrotizing fasciitis, which is caused by serratia marcescens. Serratia marcescens is a gram-negative bacillus that been has recognized as a human pathogen since the 1960s.This organism is known to cause a variety of infections including bacteremia,...

  • Empiema por Serratia marcescens en paciente con neumonectomía. Carrillo-Esper, Raúl; Peña-Pérez, Carlos Alberto; de la Torre-León, Teresa; Meza-Márquez, José Martín; Flores-Rivera, Oscar Iván; Zepeda-Mendoza, Adriana Denise // Medicina Interna de Mexico;may/jun2015, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p343 

    Serratia marcescens is a member of the genus Serratia, which is part of the family Enterobacteriaceae. It is motile, non-endospore forming Gram-negative rods. S. marcescens is an opportunistic pathogen and it is a rare cause of community-acquired infections. It has emerged as an important...

  • Chorioamnionitis caused by Serratia marcescens in a non-immunocompromised host. Shimizu S; Kojima H; Yoshida C; Suzukawa K; Mukai H Y; Hasegawa Y; Hitomi S; Nagasawa T // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Nov2003, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p871 

    A 26 year old pregnant woman with antithrombin III deficiency developed recurrent septicaemia with Serratia marcescens. In spite of the administration of antibiotics, high grade fever persisted. She subsequently manifested lower abdominal pain, and spontaneous abortion occurred. After the...

  • Serratia Myositis in an Intravenous Drug User. Dolapsakis, Christodoulos; Fanourgiakis, Panagiotis // Hospital Chronicles;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p192 

    Serratia marcescens is a well-known causative agent of hospital-acquired infections, especially in the intensive care unit (ICU), but can also cause community-acquired infections. Infectious myositis due to Serratia is an extremely rare infection. We present a rare case of myositis due to...

Share

Other Topics