Pseudo-outbreak of Brevundimonas diminuta

  title={Pseudo-outbreak of Brevundimonas diminuta},
  author={Yong-Hyun Kim and Eun Mi Koh and Yong Wha Lee and You Kyoung Lee and Hee Bong Shin and Kyungwon Lee},
Brevundimonas diminuta is a lactose non-fermenting Gram-negative rod associated with infection in immunocompromised patients. In three patients from two general wards, B. diminuta was isolated in blood culture sample. The clinical features of the patients did not coincide with the blood culture result, and pseudo-outbreak was suspected. These isolated were biochemically identified as Brevundimonas diminuta, and 16S rRNA sequencing confirmed their identification. The PFGE result showed a single… CONTINUE READING

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