Ralstonia mannitolilytica is being increasingly identified as an opportunist pathogen in immunocompromised patients. We report the first case of post renal transplant infection by R. mannitolilytica, in a 14-year-old recipient. The graft and the patient were saved with prompt microbiological identification, sensitivity testing and subsequent administration of appropriate antibiotic.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-10-2003|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)