Tze Jian Ng
HemodialysisBacteremiaGastrointestinal tractCatheterEndogenous InfectionAntibiotics
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Actinomyces odontolyticus is a gram-positive bacillus, usually found in oropharynx, gastrointestinal tract and urogenital tract as human commensal flora. Infection caused by this organism is rare but may occur in an immunocompromised patient. This organism has been known difficult to be cultured. We reported a case of 60 years old woman, on regular hemodialysis for the past 3 years, who had Actinomyces odontolyticus bacteremia due to catheter-related bloodstream infection. She was treated with a...
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