Brevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/295970
Title:
Brevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection.
Authors:
Fe Talento, Alida; Malnick, Henry; Cotter, Meaghan; Brady, Anne; McGowan, Denise; Smyth, Edmond; Fitzpatrick, Fidelma
Affiliation:
Department of Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland. alidafetalento@gmail.com
Citation:
Brevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection. 2013, 62 (Pt 3):486-8 J. Med. Microbiol.
Journal:
Journal of medical microbiology
Issue Date:
Mar-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/295970
DOI:
10.1099/jmm.0.043109-0
PubMed ID:
23222861
Abstract:
Coryneform bacteria are usually considered as non-pathogenic when isolated from clinical specimens. We present a case of Brevibacterium otitidis neurosurgical infection in an immunocompetent patient, and highlight the difficulty with identification and interpretation of antimicrobial susceptibility results for this unusual pathogen.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Actinomycetales Infections; Anti-Bacterial Agents; Brevibacterium; Diskectomy; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Epidural Abscess; Female; Humans; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Middle Aged; Postoperative Complications; RNA, Bacterial; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S
ISSN:
1473-5644

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorFe Talento, Alidaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMalnick, Henryen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCotter, Meaghanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBrady, Anneen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMcGowan, Deniseen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSmyth, Edmonden_GB
dc.contributor.authorFitzpatrick, Fidelmaen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-15T10:06:57Z-
dc.date.available2013-07-15T10:06:57Z-
dc.date.issued2013-03-
dc.identifier.citationBrevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection. 2013, 62 (Pt 3):486-8 J. Med. Microbiol.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1473-5644-
dc.identifier.pmid23222861-
dc.identifier.doi10.1099/jmm.0.043109-0-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/295970-
dc.description.abstractCoryneform bacteria are usually considered as non-pathogenic when isolated from clinical specimens. We present a case of Brevibacterium otitidis neurosurgical infection in an immunocompetent patient, and highlight the difficulty with identification and interpretation of antimicrobial susceptibility results for this unusual pathogen.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of medical microbiologyen_GB
dc.subject.meshActinomycetales Infections-
dc.subject.meshAnti-Bacterial Agents-
dc.subject.meshBrevibacterium-
dc.subject.meshDiskectomy-
dc.subject.meshDrug Resistance, Bacterial-
dc.subject.meshEpidural Abscess-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshMicrobial Sensitivity Tests-
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged-
dc.subject.meshPostoperative Complications-
dc.subject.meshRNA, Bacterial-
dc.subject.meshRNA, Ribosomal, 16S-
dc.titleBrevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland. alidafetalento@gmail.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalJournal of medical microbiologyen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen

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