Fatal case of Weeksella virosa sepsis.
Weeksella virosa is an aerobic Gram-negative rod that has rarely been reported to cause infection. We describe a fatal case of W. virosa sepsis in a young female with end-stage renal disease, report three additional cases of W. virosa infection, and review the literature regarding this infection.
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Slenker, A. K., Hess, B. D., Jungkind, D. L., & DeSimone, J. A. (2012). Fatal case of Weeksella virosa sepsis. Journal Of Clinical Microbiology, 50(12), 4166-4167. doi:10.1128/JCM.01761-12
Infectious Disease | Medical Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty