Enterococcus hirae, an unusual pathogen in humans causing urinary tract infection in a patient with benign prostatic hyperplasia: first case report in Algeria

@article{Bourafa2015EnterococcusHA,
  title={Enterococcus hirae, an unusual pathogen in humans causing urinary tract infection in a patient with benign prostatic hyperplasia: first case report in Algeria},
  author={N. Bourafa and L. Loucif and N. Boutefnouchet and J. Rolain},
  journal={New Microbes and New Infections},
  year={2015},
  volume={8},
  pages={7 - 9}
}
  • N. Bourafa, L. Loucif, +1 author J. Rolain
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • New Microbes and New Infections
  • Enterococcus hirae is a zoonotic pathogen rarely isolated from human infections. This case is the first description of E. hirae causing urinary tract infection in a diabetic man with benign prostatic hyperplasia from Algeria. The clinical isolate was identified by MALDI-TOF MS and displayed a multisensitivity antibiotic profile. 
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