Ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Chryseobacterium indologenes: a rare infant case and review of the literature


Atici S., Unkar Z. A. , Erdem K., KEPENEKLİ KADAYİFCİ E. , Karaaslan A., MEMİŞOĞLU A. , ...More

SPRINGERPLUS, vol.5, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s40064-016-3449-x
  • Title of Journal : SPRINGERPLUS
  • Keywords: Chryseobacterium indologenes, Infant case, Ventilator-associated pneumonia, MICROBIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS, BACTEREMIA, INFECTION, SEPSIS

Abstract

Background: Chryseobacterium indologenes is an uncommon organism that has been documented to cause a variety of invasive infections mostly in hospitalized patients with severe underlying diseases.