Elizabethkingia anophelis bacteremia is associated with clinically significant infections and high mortality.

Abstract

Unlike Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, the clinical importance of E. anophelis is poorly understood. We determined the clinical and molecular epidemiology of bacteremia caused by Elizabethkingia-like species from five regional hospitals in Hong Kong. Among 45 episodes of Elizabethkingia-like bacteremia, 21 were caused by Elizabethkingia, including 17 E… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep26045

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