Urosepsis caused by Globicatella sanguinis and Corynebacterium riegelii in an adult: Case report and literature review

Masatoshi Matusnami, Yoshihito Otsuka, Kiyofumi Ohkusu, Misa Sogi, Hidetaka Kitazono, Naoto Hosokawa

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Abstract

We report an extremely rare case of urosepsis caused by Globicatella sanguinis and Corynebacterium riegelii coinfectionin a 94-year-old Japanese man with nephrolithiasis. Prompt identification of this coinfection is important so that effectiveantimicrobial coverage can be initiated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)552-554
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Infection and Chemotherapy
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Aug

Keywords

  • Corynebacterium riegelii
  • Globicatella sanguinis
  • Urinary tract infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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