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Bacteremia caused by Corynebacterium amycolatum with a novel mutation in gyrA gene that confers high-level quinolone resistance

Authors
 Seoyoung Yoon  ;  Heejung Kim  ;  Yangsoon Lee  ;  Sinyoung Kim 
Citation
 KOREAN JOURNAL OF LABORATORY MEDICINE , Vol.31(1) : 47-48, 2011 
Journal Title
KOREAN JOURNAL OF LABORATORY MEDICINE
ISSN
 1598-6535 
Issue Date
2011
MeSH
Aged, 80 and over ; Anti-Bacterial Agents/pharmacology* ; Bacteremia/microbiology* ; Corynebacterium/drug effects ; Corynebacterium/genetics* ; Corynebacterium/isolation & purification ; Corynebacterium Infections/diagnosis* ; Corynebacterium Infections/drug therapy ; DNA Gyrase/genetics* ; Drug Resistance, Bacterial/genetics ; Fluoroquinolones/pharmacology* ; Humans ; Male ; Microbial Sensitivity Tests ; Mutation ; Vancomycin/therapeutic use
Keywords
Corynebacterium amycolatum ; gyrA mutation ; Quinolone resistance
Abstract
Although Corynebacterium amycolatum can cause opportunistic infections, it is commonly considered as contaminant. In this report, we present a case of bacteremia caused by C. amycolatum with a novel mutation in the gyrA gene that confers high-level quinolone resistance to the organism
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DOI
10.3343/kjlm.2011.31.1.47
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Laboratory Medicine (진단검사의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Sin Young(김신영) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2609-8945
Kim, Heejung(김희정) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0190-703X
Lee, Yang Soon(이양순)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/92968
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