Bacteremia Caused by Kerstersia gyiorum.


Journal Article

Kerstersia spp. are an unusual cause of human infections. We report the first known case of bacteremia and sepsis due to Kerstersia gyiorum, in a patient with chronic lower-extremity ulcers, and we review the literature on this uncommon pathogen.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bostwick, AD; Zhang, C; Manninen, K; Touchberry, J; Greene, SR; Holland, TL

Published Date

  • June 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 53 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1965 - 1967

PubMed ID

  • 25809974

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25809974

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.03625-14


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States