A case of Raoultella ornithinolytica urinary tract infection in a pediatric patient


BÜYÜKCAM A. , LİSTE Ü. , BIÇAKÇIGİL A. , KARA A. , SANCAK B.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, vol.25, no.6, pp.467-469, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jiac.2018.12.011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.467-469

Abstract

Raoultella ornithinolytica is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, biofilm producing, facultative aerobic bacillus and is found in natural environment. Human infections with R. ornithinolytica is rare in children with only five cases having been reported previously. The present case report describes an urinary tract infection caused by R. ornithinolytica that was identified by MALDI-TOF MS and successfully treated with antibiotic therapy in a 6.5-year-old female child. (c) 2019 Japanese Society of Chemotherapy and The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.