Staphylococcus pasteuri bacteraemia in a patient with leukaemia

@article{Savini2009StaphylococcusPB,
  title={Staphylococcus pasteuri bacteraemia in a patient with leukaemia},
  author={Vincenzo Savini and Chiara Catavitello and Daniela Carlino and Azaira Bianco and Arianna Pompilio and Andrea Balbinot and Raffaele Piccolomini and Giovanni Di Bonaventura and Domenico D’Antonio},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={62},
  pages={957 - 958}
}
Coagulase-negative staphylococci are frequently isolated from clinical specimens and they represent the most common cause of bacteraemia in hospitalised patients. Particularly, venous catheter-related bloodstream infections are often due to non- aureus staphylococci. These are opportunistic pathogens in immunocompromised hosts and may behave as reservoirs of antibiotic resistance determinants.1 A 75-year-old woman was admitted to hospital because of diffuse bone pain. A relapse of myeloid… 
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