Leclercia adecarboxylata cellulitis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Shah2011LeclerciaAC,
  title={Leclercia adecarboxylata cellulitis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Avnee Shah and Josephine Nguyen and Lisa Sullivan and Kudakwashe R. Chikwava and Albert C Yan and James R. Treat},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          162-4
        }
}
Leclercia adecarboxylata is a rare, gram-negative rod that has been infrequently reported in the literature. The organism has been documented to cause solitary infections in immunocompromised hosts and polymicrobial wound infections in the immunocompetent. We present a case of an 8-year-old boy with significant past medical history of acute lymphoblastic leukemia who developed cellulitis due to local infection by L. adecarboxylata. This case is presented to raise awareness of this rare organism… CONTINUE READING
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