Weissella confusa (basonym: Lactobacillus confusus) bacteremia: a case report.

  title={Weissella confusa (basonym: Lactobacillus confusus) bacteremia: a case report.},
  author={Alejandro Mu{\~n}oz Olano and Jimmy Chua and Stephen Schroeder and Alexandre Leite Minari and M La Salvia and Geraldine C. Hall},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={39 4},
Infection with Lactobacillus is rare, and only a handful of species have been identified as being clinically significant: Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, and Lactobacillus leichmannii. The literature contains one case report of bacteremia caused by Weissella confusa (basonym: Lactobacillus confusus), but the clinical significance of the infection was unclear. We describe a case of W. confusa bacteremia in a 46-year-old man with a history of abdominal aortic dissection and repair… CONTINUE READING


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