Community-acquired bacteremic Achromobacter xylosoxidans type IIIa pneumonia in a patient with idiopathic IgM deficiency.

A man was hospitalized with bacteremic Achromobacter xylosoxidans type IIIa pneumonia. The authors are aware of no previously reported similar infections caused by this bacterium. A clinical cure was achieved with a combination of carbenicillin and kanamycin therapy. Microtiter susceptibility testing revealed that carbenicillin was the antibiotic to which A… CONTINUE READING