Intravenous literature: Simkins, J. and Rosenblatt, J.D. (2013) A case of catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by Mycobacterium phocaicum. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 76(1), p.103-5.
We present a patient with double hit Burkitt’s like lymphoma who developed a catheter-related bloodstream infection due to Mycobacterium phocaicum that was identified by rpoB gene sequencing. His infection resolved with 7 weeks of antibiotics and port-a-cath removal.