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Bacteraemia by Chryseobacterium indologenes in a patient with Lung Cancer: A Clinical and Microbiological Investigation

Gitali Bhagawati, Ashutosh Bhardwaj, Rekha Sajikumar, Sukhwinder Pal Singh, Sanjeev Prajapati

Keywords : Chryseobacterium indologenes, multi drug resistant (MDR), lung cancer

Citation Information : Bhagawati G, Bhardwaj A, Sajikumar R, Singh SP, Prajapati S. Bacteraemia by Chryseobacterium indologenes in a patient with Lung Cancer: A Clinical and Microbiological Investigation. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (3):157-159.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23142

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


We present a case of bacteraemia by an unsual, instrinsically multidrug resistant organism, Chryseobacterium indologenes in a 59 year old gentleman with squamous cell carcinoma of lung with multiple metastasis. Despite of treating as per sensitivity report after isolating Chryseobacterium indologenes, patient could not be survived. The pathogenicity and predictability of the organism towards antibiotics, both in –vivo and in-vitro needs further research.

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