Kocuria species are unusual human pathogens isolated most commonly from immunocompromised hosts, such as transplant recipients and cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, or from patients with chronic medical conditions. A case of catheter-related bacteremia with pulmonary septic emboli in a pregnant adult female without chronic medical conditions is described. A review of other reported Kocuria infections is provided.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials|
|State||Published - Aug 24 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases