Sphingobacterium spiritivorum infection in a patient with end stage renal disease on haemodialysis

@inproceedings{Gupta2016SphingobacteriumSI,
  title={Sphingobacterium spiritivorum infection in a patient with end stage renal disease on haemodialysis},
  author={Amit Gupta and Julie M J Logan and Nada Elhag and Mike K Almond},
  booktitle={Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials},
  year={2016}
}
Sphingobacterium spiritivorum is a microorganism that is ubiquitously found in the environment. However, it is rarely isolated from human clinical specimens. There are few reports to date of Sphingobacterium spiritivorum causing disease in humans. We describe a case of Sphingobacterium spiritivorum infection in a patient on haemodialysis, which to our knowledge, has not been described before. Further testing revealed this strain was sensitive to multiple antimicrobials. Despite interrupted… CONTINUE READING