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Multiple drug-resistant CLABSI from an extremely rare bacterium – Full Text

"We present the first reported case, to the best of our knowledge, of sepsis from central line-associated blood stream infection from Chryseobacterium gleum in the United States" Anson et al (2020).
Abstract:

Chryseobacterium gleum is a lactose nonfermenting Gram-negative bacillus (NFGNB) found in soil, plants, and some water sources but rarely implicated as a human pathogen. Its scarcity in the medical literature and resistance to numerous broad-spectrum antibiotics such as carbapenems, cephalosporins, and beta-lactam/lactamase inhibitors pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. We present the first reported case, to the best of our knowledge, of sepsis from central line-associated blood stream infection from Chryseobacterium gleum in the United States.

Reference:

Anson D, Chaucer B, Norton J, Bansal S. Multiple Drug-Resistant CLABSI from an Extremely Rare Bacterium, Chryseobacterium gleum. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2020;2020:2097813. Published 2020 Aug 11. doi:10.1155/2020/2097813