Bacteremia due to Rhodococcus equi in an immunocompetent infant

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P Devi; S Malhotra; A Chadha;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology (issn: 0255-0857, eissn: 1998-3646)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0255-0857.76529
  • Subject: immunocompetent host | rhodococcus equi | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Bacteremia
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases | bacteria | bacterial infections and mycoses | parasitic diseases | animal diseases

Rhodococcus equi , previously known as Corynebacterium equi, is one of the most important causes of zoonotic infection in grazing animals. Increased cases of human infection with R. equi have been reported especially in immunocompromised patients. Infection in immunocom... View more
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