Identification and Whole Genome Sequencing of the First Case of Kosakonia radicincitans Causing a Human Bloodstream Infection

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Bhatti, Micah D.; Kalia, Awdhesh; Sahasrabhojane, Pranoti; Kim, Jiwoong; Greenberg, David E.; Shelburne, Samuel A.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 8 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00062, pmc: PMC5258702
  • Subject: AmpC | fimbriae | Microbiology | Enterobacter | Case Report | bloodstream infection | Kosakonia radicincitans

The taxonomy of Enterobacter species is rapidly changing. Herein we report a bloodstream infection isolate originally identified as Enterobacter cloacae by Vitek2 methodology that we found to be Kosakonia radicincitans using genetic means. Comparative whole genome seque... View more
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