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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Although, a few cases of E. Ewingella americana is a rare gram negative, lactose fermenting, oxidase negative, catalase positive, indole negative, facultative anaerobic bacillus first described from clinical specimens in by Grimont et al.
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Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Ewingella americana is a Gram-negative rod, and the only species in the genus Ewingella. Ewingella americana was isolated from two blood cultures wwingella a year-old male after cholecystectomy.
Ewingella americana Scientific classification Kingdom: He continued to improve and was discharged home to complete 6 weeks of intravenous antibiotic therapy. Americana [ 16 ] has also been reported. Find articles by Hyun-Chul Kim. Wound colonization by Ewingella americana. Earlier reports suggested E.
H 2 S not produced mannitol, mannose and trehalose are fermented. A computed topographic scan of the shoulder revealed multifocal, intraarticular abscess formation involving the right upper extremity.
In the right upper extremity, there is a full thickness rotator cuff tear with a glenohumeral joint effusion and subacromial subdeltoid bursal fluid.
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. The pathogenic significance and niches of the reservoir have not been clarified.
Though the pathogenic significance and the reservoir of Ewingella americana have not been clarified, this organism has caused several pathogenic infections, especially in immunocompromised patients. To our knowledge, this case is the first report of osteomyelitis and septic arthritis caused by E. He was empirically treated with americanaa starting from the very next day before the results of culture.
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Septicemia with Ewingella americana.
Interestingly, it has also been americaha from the intestinal contents of snails and slugs [ 11 ], fresh nutria carcasses [ 12 ], vacuum packaged meat [ 13 ], and mushrooms [ 14 ] as well. Case Report A year-old male was admitted to the hospital, with gradual onset of pain and swelling in the right shoulder since 4 days. Support Center Support Center.
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Septicemia with Ewingella americana.
Clinical infections due to E. Open in a separate window. Isolation of Ewingella americana from a patient with conjunctivitis. We report a pneumonia in a patient with chronic renal failure, who had chronic rejection of transplanted kidney. Domestic sources of water, including air conditioning units, ice baths and wound irrigation systems, have been cited as sources of infection. This Ameriana -related article is a stub. Table 1 Biochemical characteristics of E.
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On 12 Maysubsequent sputum culture failed to grow either E. Ewingella americana is the only species of the genus of Ewingella in the family Enterobacteriaceae, first described from clinical specimens in 1. Physical examination revealed limited range of motion of right shoulder secondary to pain.
Ewingellx receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, enter your email address in the box below. Abstract Though the pathogenic significance and the reservoir of Ewingella americana have not been clarified, this organism has caused several pathogenic infections, especially in immunocompromised patients. Two days later, isepamicin was added to the treatment regimen because of persistent fever.
Eur J Clin Microbiol. Cultures of the synovial fluid grew Ewingella americana. Since the blood and urine cultures showed no other bacterial growth, pneumonia caused by E. Respiratory tract infections following retainment in intensive care units has been observed in several instances. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. However, more cases and informations amfricana needed to clarify and postulate the ecology and pathogenicity of E.