Rahnella aquatilis, an unusual gram-negative rod isolated from the bronchial washing of a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

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Journal Article

Rahnella aquatilis, a rare enteric gram-negative rod which is usually found in fresh water, was isolated from the bronchial washing of a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Although few clinical isolates have been reported, this is the second isolation of R. aquatilis from a human in North Carolina. A case report and discussion of R. aquatilis is presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Harrell, LJ; Cameron, ML; O'Hara, CM

Published Date

  • July 1, 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1671 - 1672

PubMed ID

  • 2768455

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2768455

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0095-1137

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States