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재택 자가 항생제 치료 중이던 환아에서 발생한 중심정맥관 관련 Tsukamurella inchonensis 균혈증 1예

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 A Case of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection by Tsukamurella inchonensis in a Pediatric Patient Receiving Home Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment. 
 서유경  ;  정혜선  ;  이양순  ;  김주원  ;  용동은  ;  정석훈  ;  한석주  ;  이경원 
 Laboratory Medicine Online, Vol.2(2) : 105-110, 2012 
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 Laboratory Medicine Online 
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Bacteria belonging to the genus Tsukamurella are aerobic, gram-positive rods that are weakly acid-fast with no apparent branching. Infections of the Tsukamurella spp. are generally caused by the use of infected medical devices such as central venous catheters. The underreporting of these infections might be attributable to the frequent misdiagnosis of Tsukamurella infections as Corynebacterium or atypical Mycobacterium spp. infections. Therefore, when gram-positive aerobic rods are observed in the blood culture of a patient with a central venous catheter, it is important to consider Tsukamurella as one of the causative organisms. Here, we report the first case of a catheter-related blood stream infection caused by Tsukamurella inchonensis in a 3-yr-old Korean girl with underlying biliary atresia who underwent hepatoportoenterostomy.
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Surgery (외과학교실)
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Laboratory Medicine (진단검사의학교실)
Yonsei Authors
김주원(Kim, Ju Won)
용동은(Yong, Dong Eun)
이경원(Lee, Kyungwon)
이양순(Lee, Yang Soon)
정석훈(Jeong, Seok Hoon)
정혜선(Chung, Hae Sun)
한석주(Han, Seok Joo)
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