American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Severe Sepsis Due to Raoultella Planticola

Chiara Casarsa, Filippo Mearelli and Gianni Biolo

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Abstract

Raultella planticola usually invaded immune compromised patients and has been considered a relatively harmless Gram-negative bacteria. We reported a case of a women with a new pancreatic cancer diagnosis that abruptly develop severe sepsis. A Raoultella planticola was yielded in blood cultures. This case suggest Raoultella as pathogen causing life threatening community acquired infection.

Copyright

© 2017 Chiara Casarsa, Filippo Mearelli and Gianni Biolo. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.