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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Regarding to the host and pathogenic potentiality, E. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. Retrieved from ” https: Find articles by Dong-Seok Jeon.

Find articles by Nam-Hee Ryoo. Ewingela bacteremia caused by Ewingella americana family Enterobacteriaceae and an unusual Pseudomonas species. Open in a separate window. According to the overall considerations of symptoms and signs, laboratory findings and the clinical course following antibiotics administration, we conclude that E.

Wound colonization by Ewingella americana. Table of Contents Alerts. Since little information exists on the ecological niche of this organism, in our case we speculate on the source of contamination as saliva from the patient’s mouth.


To receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, enter your email address in the box below. On the day of admission, peritoneal dialysis was initiated. Earlier reports suggested E. Although, a few cases of E. Americana [ 16 ] has also been reported. Associated Data Supplementary Materials. Mechanism of cross-contamination of blood culture bottles ewkngella outbreaks of pseudobacteremia associated with nonsterile blood collection tubes.

Catheter-related bacteremia due to Ewingella americana. This suggests to be the case of pneumonia caused by E. Ewingella americana Grimont et al. PasteurellaceaeActinobacillusHemophilusPasteurella. Ewing, an American biologist who contributed to modern taxonomy.

Septicemia with Ewingella americana.

esingella Domestic sources of water, including air conditioning units, ice baths and wound irrigation systems, have been cited as sources of infection. We present a chronic renal failure patient with fever and haziness in right lung field on chest radiography.

The simple chest radiography was performed and revealed haziness in right upper and middle lung field.

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On the other hand, Maertens et al. Two days later, isepamicin ewingellla added to the treatment regimen because of persistent fever. Ewingella americana is a Gram-negative rod, and the only species in the genus Ewingella.

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Ceftriaxone and isepamicin were administered for an additional week. Journal List J Clin Microbiol v. Therefore we present the first case, to our knowledge, of E. Support Center Support Center. Previously described infections and pseudoinfections with E. Received Oct 21; Accepted Mar The organism is rarely reported as a human pathogen, though it has been isolated from a variety of clinical specimens, including wounds, sputum, urine, stool, blood, synovial fluid[2] conjunctiva and peritoneal dialysate.

Laboratory findings were as follows: