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Rothia dentocariosa septicemia without endocarditis in a neonatal infant with meconium aspiration syndrome.

Authors
  • Shin, Jeong Hwan
  • Shim, Jae Dong
  • Kim, Hye Ran
  • Sinn, Jong Beom
  • Kook, Joong-Ki
  • Lee, Jeong Nyeo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical microbiology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2004
Volume
42
Issue
10
Pages
4891–4892
Identifiers
PMID: 15472374
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Rothia dentocariosa, a gram-positive coccoid- to rod-shaped bacterium with irregular morphology, is a rare cause of bacteremia in patients without endocarditis. We report the first case of R. dentocariosa septicemia without endocarditis, which occurred in a neonatal infant with meconium aspiration syndrome.

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