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2018

ANUÁRIO DO HOSPITAL DONA ESTEFÂNIA
REPOSITÓRIO MÉDICO CIENTÍFICO

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PANTOEA SPECIES BACTEREMIA IN A CHILD WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE: LOOKING FOR A CULPRIT

Marisa Oliveira, Sara Batalha, Catarina Gouveia, Raquel Maia, Paula Kjöllerstrom

Unidade de Infecciologia; Área de Pediatria Médica; Hospital de Dona Estefânia; Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central; Lisboa; Portugal.
Unidade de Hematologia; Área de Pediatria Médica; Hospital de Dona Estefânia; Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central; Lisboa; Portugal.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Volume 39, Number 6, August 2017

Resumo:
Pantoea agglomerans has been classically associated with cellulitis or synovitis secondary to penetrating trauma by vegetation. It is an infrequent cause of systemic infections. We describe the case of a 5-year-old girl with sickle cell disease with P. agglomerans bacteremia and review its potential causes

Palavras Chave: Pantoea agglomerans, sickle cell disease, blood products, pica