Brevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection.
AuthorsFe Talento, Alida
AffiliationDepartment of Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland. email@example.com
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S
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CitationBrevibacterium otitidis: an elusive cause of neurosurgical infection. 2013, 62 (Pt 3):486-8 J. Med. Microbiol.
JournalJournal of medical microbiology
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.
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