Flavimonas oryzihabitans (CDC group Ve-2) bacteraemia associated with Hickman catheters.

  title={Flavimonas oryzihabitans (CDC group Ve-2) bacteraemia associated with Hickman catheters.},
  author={A Conlu and Jonathan Rothman and Harry Staszewski and Paul E. Schoch and Philip Domenico and Syed Hamid Mohiuddin Quadri and Burke A. Cunha},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={20 4},
Flavimonas oryzihabitans is a potential pathogen that may infect patients who have major medical illnesses, especially those who are undergoing surgery or have indwelling venous catheters in situ. Flavimonas oryzihabitans has been isolated from a wide range of body sites, and the portals of entry are major wounds or implanted foreign materials. We report two cases of F. oryzihabitans bacteraemia associated with the use of Hickman catheters for administration of the patients' chemotherapeutic… CONTINUE READING

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