International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Microbiology | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

1kocuria Cristinae - A Case Report from an Osteomyelitis Patient

Dr. Sushama Neema | Dr. Saishruti | Dr. Asim Negi

Abstract: Kocuria kristinae is a rare but mutlidrug resistant organism belonging to Micrococcaceae family. It is a gram positive coccus and usually a skin commensal, but, in immunocompromised and those with co-morbid conditions it often presents as fulminant infection. We isolated the organism from the sample of a chronic alcoholi with osteomyletis. The organism grew well on Maconkey and Blood Agar plates and responded well to teicoplanin.

Keywords: Multidrug resistant, immunocompromised

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,

Pages: 1228 - 1229

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