Actinobaculum schaalii an emerging pediatric pathogen?

  title={Actinobaculum schaalii an emerging pediatric pathogen?},
  author={Petra Zimmermann and Livia Berlinger and Benjamin Liniger and Sebastian Grunt and Philipp Agyeman and Nicole Ritz},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
BACKGROUND Actinobaculum schaalii was first described as a causative agent for human infection in 1997. Since then it has mainly been reported causing urinary tract infections (UTI) in elderly individuals with underlying urological diseases. Isolation and identification is challenging and often needs molecular techniques. A. schaalii is increasingly reported as a cause of infection in humans, however data in children is very limited. CASE PRESENTATION We present the case of an 8-month-old… CONTINUE READING
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