Pyonephrosis due to Chryseobacterium gleum: a first case report.

  title={Pyonephrosis due to Chryseobacterium gleum: a first case report.},
  author={Shubha Garg and Suma B. Appannanavar and B. Remya Mohan and Neelam Taneja},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={33 2},
Chryseobacterium spp are widely distributed in nature but data of their isolation from clinical samples is scanty. Here, we report the first case of AmpC producing C. gleum causing pyonephrosis in a patient having bilateral nephrolithiasis on double J (DJ) stent. The present isolate was resistant to vancomycin, erythromycin, clindamycin, carbapenems and ciprofloxacin and susceptible to tetracycline and minocycline. The patient was treated with tetracycline and recovered without the need for… CONTINUE READING