A patient with fatal septicemia caused by a rare pathogen dermabacter hominis

Hye Jin Lee, Chy Hyun Cho, Min Jung Kwon, Myung-Hyun Nam, Kap No Lee, Chang Kyu Lee

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Abstract

Dermabacter hominis (D. hominis) is a recently discovered gram-positive bacterial species, and it is usually recognized as an opportunistic human pathogen. Very few documented cases of severe infections caused by Dermabacter hominis have been published. In this report, we describe a case of fatal septicemia caused by Dermabacter hominis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-88
Number of pages3
JournalInfection and Chemotherapy
Volume43
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Feb 1

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Keywords

  • Dermabacter hominis
  • Septicemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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