Leclercia adecarboxylata bacteremia in a trauma patient: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Forrester2012LeclerciaAB,
  title={Leclercia adecarboxylata bacteremia in a trauma patient: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Joseph D Forrester and Josh Adams and Robert G. Sawyer},
  journal={Surgical infections},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={63-6}
}
BACKGROUND Leclercia adecarboxylata is a rarely described gram-negative pathogen. Since the advent of rapid molecular typing techniques, L. adecarboxylata has been described in 23 case reports, often associated with polymicrobial infections or in immunosuppressed hosts. METHODS A case is described and previous cases of L. adecarboxylata infection are reviewed. CASE REPORT A 55-year old male victim of trauma developed septic shock several days after presentation to the emergency department… CONTINUE READING