Corynebacterium minutissimum, known as the causative agent of erythrasma, has recently been reported as a clinically significant pathogen in the immunocompromised host. We report for the first time the possible involvement of a multidrug-resistant C. minutissimum strain in a costochondral abscess occurring in an HIV-infected patient.

A case of Costochondral abscess due to Corynebacterium minutissimum in an HIV-infected patient / A. Bandera, A. Gori, M.C. Rossi, A. Degli Esposti, G. Ferrario, G. Marchetti, L. Tocalli, F. Franzetti. - In: JOURNAL OF INFECTION. - ISSN 0163-4453. - 41:1(2000), pp. 103-105.

A case of Costochondral abscess due to Corynebacterium minutissimum in an HIV-infected patient

A. Bandera;A. Gori;G. Ferrario;G. Marchetti;
2000

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Corynebacterium minutissimum, known as the causative agent of erythrasma, has recently been reported as a clinically significant pathogen in the immunocompromised host. We report for the first time the possible involvement of a multidrug-resistant C. minutissimum strain in a costochondral abscess occurring in an HIV-infected patient.
coryneform bacteria; sepsis
Settore MED/17 - Malattie Infettive
Settore MED/07 - Microbiologia e Microbiologia Clinica
JOURNAL OF INFECTION
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