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Case Series of Aerococcus urinae: A Rare Entity, its Role in UTI and its Successful Management in Healthy as Well as Immunocompromised Patients

Dr. Anu Sharma, Dr. Sonal Agarwal, Dr. N. K. Shaikh

Abstract: Aerococci are often confused as Streptococci in laboratories. Recent advances have led to accurate identification of these organisms. These organisms rarely cause infection in human but they are seen to cause UTI, Endocarditis and osteomyelitis. Further studies in Aerococci are needed for better understanding of pathogenesis of the bacteria and for appropriate treatment. As only few studies have been undertaken on Aerococci so far

Keywords: UTI, MALDI TOF MS, Vitek-2, Aerococci, Endocarditis, Osteomyelitis.

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Microbiology

Pages: 1624 - 1625

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Dr. Anu Sharma, Dr. Sonal Agarwal, Dr. N. K. Shaikh, "Case Series of Aerococcus urinae: A Rare Entity, its Role in UTI and its Successful Management in Healthy as Well as Immunocompromised Patients", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i3/show_abstract.php?id=25031903, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1624 - 1625

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