Fatal sepsis due to Pseudomonas cepacia.

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Pseudomonas cepacia is known as an opportunistic pathogen in the patients with altered host defence. We report a case of hospital-acquired fatal sepsis due to P. cepacia in a child with no known defect in immune system. Virulence of the organism was indicated by the high magnitude of septicaemia. The organism was successfully eliminated by ceftriaxone but… (More)

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