Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: an Emerging Global Opportunistic Pathogen

@article{Brooke2012StenotrophomonasMA,
  title={Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: an Emerging Global Opportunistic Pathogen},
  author={Joanna S. Brooke},
  journal={Clinical Microbiology Reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={25},
  pages={2 - 41}
}
  • J. Brooke
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews
SUMMARY Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is an emerging multidrug-resistant global opportunistic pathogen. The increasing incidence of nosocomial and community-acquired S. maltophilia infections is of particular concern for immunocompromised individuals, as this bacterial pathogen is associated with a significant fatality/case ratio. S. maltophilia is an environmental bacterium found in aqueous habitats, including plant rhizospheres, animals, foods, and water sources. Infections of S. maltophilia… 

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