Recurrent Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia after iliac crest bone graft harvest.

@article{Hagiya2014RecurrentSM,
  title={Recurrent Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia after iliac crest bone graft harvest.},
  author={Hideharu Hagiya and Hiroko Ogawa and Tomoharu Ishida and Tomohiro Terasaka and Kosuke Kimura and Koichi Waseda and Yoshihisa Hanayama and Masahiro Horita and Yasunori Shimamura and Eisei Kondo and Fumio Otsuka},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 15},
  pages={1693-8}
}
We describe a rare case of recurrent Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in a previously healthy 45-year-old man. The infection was caused by osteomyelitis at the site of an iliac crest bone graft harvest. A genetic analysis using enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus polymerase chain reaction (ERIC-PCR) revealed that the blood isolates and… CONTINUE READING