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

@inproceedings{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={Nadjette Bourafa and Lotfi Loucif and Nafissa Boutefnouchet and J. M. Rolain},
  booktitle={New microbes and new infections},
  year={2015}
}
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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