BRUCE E. ATKINSON, M.D.; DAVID L. SMITH, M.D.; W. R. LOCKWOOD, M. D., F.A.C.P.
Human infections caused by Pseudomonas species other than P. aeruginosa and the pseudomallei group are uncommon. This report describes a case wherein P. testosteroni was isolated from both peripheral blood and bone marrow.
A 31-year-old woman abruptly became ill with chills, fever, and a maculopapular rash over her trunk and extremities. Tetracycline prescribed by her physician resulted in clearing of the rash, but the spiking fever persisted. On admission to University Hospital her temperature was 38.1 °C. Later it rose to 40.5 °C and continued to spike daily. A small Gram-negative rod later identified as P. testosteroni was isolated from
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ATKINSON BE, SMITH DL, LOCKWOOD WR. Pseudomonas testosteroni Septicemia. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:369-370. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-369
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(3):369-370.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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