Subject: RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Case Report | Article Subject
Kocuria kristinae is a catalase-positive, coagulase-negative, Gram-positive coccus found in the environment and in normal skin and mucosa in humans; however, it is rarely isolated from clinical specimens and is considered a nonpathogenic bacterium. We describe a case of... View more
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International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
. 1974; 24 (1): 79-101
Dunn, R., Bares, S., David, M. Z.. Central venous catheter-related bacteremia caused by Kocuria kristinae: case report and review of the literature.
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
. 2011; 10, article 31
Chen, H.-M., Chi, H., Chiu, N.-C., Huang, F.-Y.. Kocuria kristinae: a true pathogen in pediatric patients.
Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection
. 2015; 48 (1): 80-84