Isolation of Helicobacter cinaedi from blood of an immunocompromised patient in Japan.

@article{Murakami2003IsolationOH,
  title={Isolation of Helicobacter cinaedi from blood of an immunocompromised patient in Japan.},
  author={Hinako Murakami and Mieko Goto and Emi Ono and Etsuko Sawabe and Morihiro Iwata and Katsuko Okuzumi and Keizo Yamaguchi and Takashi Takahashi},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={344-7}
}
We report the isolation of Helicobacter cinaedi (previously called " Campylobacter-like organism") from the blood of an immunosuppressed Japanese patient receiving immunosuppressive therapy after renal transplantation. The identification of H. cinaedi was based on the findings of microscopic examinations, biochemical properties, and 16S rRNA gene nucleotide… CONTINUE READING