Nosocomial infections due to Xanthomonas maltophilia (Pseudomonas maltophilia) in patients with cancer.

@article{Khardori1990NosocomialID,
  title={Nosocomial infections due to Xanthomonas maltophilia (Pseudomonas maltophilia) in patients with cancer.},
  author={Nancy Khardori and Linda S. Elting and Edward T. Wong and Barbara A. Schable and Gerald Paul Bodey},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={997-1003}
}
From December 1985 to May 1986, Xanthomonas maltophilia (formerly known as Pseudomonas maltophilia) was isolated at an increased rate at our institution; 52 isolates of X. maltophilia were obtained in cultures of clinical specimens from 38 patients during that time. The records of 35 of these patients form the basis of this study. Twelve (71%) of the 17 infected and nine (50%) of the 18 colonized patients had received or were receiving antimicrobial therapy. Eleven of 17 patients (three of… CONTINUE READING

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