Psychrobacter immobilis septicemia in a boy with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease and fulminant hepatic failure.

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Journal Article

A 16-year old boy with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) developed Psychrobacter immobilis septicemia during a course of fulminant hepatic failure. The patient died despite aggressive management with antimicrobials and corticosteroids. While Psychrobacter immobilis rarely affects humans, it should be considered an organism that can cause sepsis in patients with CGD.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sriaroon, P; Elizalde, A; Perez, EE; Leiding, JW; Aldrovandi, GM; Sleasman, JW

Published Date

  • January 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 41

PubMed ID

  • 24217814

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24217814

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-2592

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10875-013-9961-7

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands