Case Rep Infect Dis. ; doi: // Epub Jun Ewingella americana: an emerging true pathogen. Hassan S(1), Amer. Ewingella americana was isolated from two blood cultures from a year-old male after cholecystectomy. The characteristics of this strain are compared with the. PDF | Infections caused by Ewingella americana have been rarely reported in the literature. Most of the cases that have been reported were.

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Biochemical identification of new species and biogroups of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens. Nosocomial Ewingella americana bacteremia in an intensive care unit.

Two days later, isepamicin was added to the treatment regimen because of persistent fever. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Isolation of Ewingella americana from a patient with americxna.

Calymmatobacterium granulomatisCardiobacterium hominisChromobacteriumEikenella corrodensGardnerella vaginalisStreptobacillus moniliformisZymomonas. Published online Feb It also showed erosion of americanz humeral head and the glenohumeral joint, consistent with septic arthritis Figure 1.

Catheter-related bacteremia due to Ewingella americana. J Korean Med Sci. Journal List J Clin Microbiol v. The edingella pathogen was identified by synovial fluid analysis and culture. This organism rarely causes human infections and has been identified from various clinical specimens including wound, sputum, urine, stool, blood 12conjunctiva 3 and peritoneal dialysate 4.

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Retrieved from ” https: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Views Read Edit View history. Blood and urine americanz did not show the growth of any bacteria after 5 and 2 days, respectively. Blood, urine and sputum samples were obtained for culture. Ewingella americana Scientific classification Kingdom: He was followed 4 weeks later in the outpatient clinic and showed resolution of infection which was confirmed both clinically and by imaging.

Ann Microbiol Paris ; Grimont reported that pneumonia or influenza has been developed only in 2 cases out of 5 strains 1and Farmer et al.

Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. Find articles by Nam-Hee Ryoo. Sputum was reported to be the most common source of isolation 12.

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Since little information exists on the ecological niche of this organism, in our case we speculate on the source of contamination americaana saliva from the patient’s mouth.

Earlier reports suggested E. Since the blood and urine cultures showed no other bacterial growth, pneumonia caused by E. A survey of temocillin sensitivity of strains resistant to newer beta-lactam antibiotics.

Ewingella americana: an emerging true pathogen.

A case of E. J Korean Med Sci. Radiograph of the right shoulder was suggestive of osteomyelitis. As far as we know, this is the first report of a pneumonia caused by E. Find articles by Jae-Ryong Kim. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The antibiotic course was completed with no complications. Although, a few cases amerkcana E. Physical examination revealed As soon as he was treated with ceftriaxone and isepamicin, clinical improvement was followed with no further growth of E.


The simple chest radiography was performed and revealed haziness in right upper and middle lung field. Ceftriaxone and isepamicin Yoohan, Seoul, Korea were administered and the clinical and radiological findings were improved.

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A Case of Pneumonia Caused by Ewingella americana in a Patient with Chronic Renal Failure

Support Center Support Center. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. This Gammaproteobacteria -related article is a stub. Received Oct 21; Accepted Mar The antimicrobial susceptibility test carried out by disk diffusion method showed susceptibilities against amikacin, ampicillin, ampicillin-sulbactam, aztreonam, cefepime, cefoperazone-sulbactam, cefotaxime, cefoxitin, ceftazidime, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, imipenem, piperacillin, piperacillin-tazobactam, and tetracycline, but only resistant to cephalothin Table 2.