Chromobacterium Violaceum Sepsis in Minas Gerais
Keywords:Chromobacterium violaceum, sepsis
AbstractInfection by Chromobacterium violaceum, known as chromobacteriosis, is a rare cause of severe sepsis with rapid spread and high mortality. In February 2009, a 14-year-old male patient was admitted to Santa Casa of MisericÃ³rdia of Juiz de Fora Hospital, and he deteriorated rapidly with severe sepsis and death by chromobacteriosis. In this article we discuss the main clinical fidings, sensitivity profie, and antimicrobial therapy of this case.
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