Fatal Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in a previously healthy woman was most likely associated with a contaminated hot tub

@inproceedings{Huhulescu2011FatalPA,
  title={Fatal Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in a previously healthy woman was most likely associated with a contaminated hot tub},
  author={Steliana Huhulescu and Michaela Simon and Matthias Lubnow and M. Kaase and Guenther Wewalka and Ariane T. Pietzka and Anna R St{\"o}ger and Werner Ruppitsch and Franz Allerberger},
  booktitle={Infection},
  year={2011}
}
Community-acquired pneumonia due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in previously healthy individuals is a rare disease that is associated with high fatality. On 14 February 2010 a previously healthy 49-year-old woman presented to an emergency room with signs and symptoms of pneumonia, 2 days after returning from a spa holiday in a wellness hotel. Blood cultures and respiratory specimens grew P. aeruginosa. Despite adequate antimicrobial therapy, the patient died of septic multiorgan failure on day nine… CONTINUE READING
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