Graft-Associated Elizabethkingia meningoseptica Bacteremia Managed With Long-Term Oral Ciprofloxacin and Rifampicin

Margaret Omatsone, Harold Katner, Colleen Bradley, Anthonia Omatsone

Abstract


Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is an uncommon pathogen that has been associated with nosocomial infections and can pose a therapeutic challenge. It is resistant to most conventional agents used in treatment of gram-negative organisms and as such use of these agents may be unfavorable. Oral therapy with the appropriate agents to address this infection in certain patients may be successful. We report a case of graft infection with E. meningoseptica causing bacteremia in a dialysis patient who responded to oral agents.




J Med Cases. 2019;10(3):93-95
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3274

Keywords


Bacteremia; Drug resistance; Oral agents

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