Raoultella planticola pneumonia in a patient with critical COVID-19

Keywords: Raoultella Planticola, Klebsiella planticola, Klebsiella trevisanii, Pneumonia, Covid-19

Abstract

Raoultella planticola is a bacterium that has been recently described in the literature as an emerging pathogen that causes urinary, abdominal, and lung infections. We present the case of a 63-year-old overweight and with dyslipidemia that was hospitalized because of a SARS-CoV-2 infection. He developed R. planticola and E. aerogenes superinfections. He was treated with cefepime for seven days, and he recovered uneventfully.

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Author Biography

Carlos Mauricio Martínez Montalvo, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá – Colombia

tengo  24 años , resido en el municipio de neiva huila colomnbia.  soy estudiante de  12  semestre de medicina de la universidad surcolombiana

Published
2022-05-09
How to Cite
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Martínez Montalvo CM, Rojas Kozhakin DV, Villamil Forero MA, Rodríguez Giraldo M, Montenegro Vargas JG, Cabal N. Raoultella planticola pneumonia in a patient with critical COVID-19. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2022May9 [cited 2022May17];39(1). Available from: https://amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/2200
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CASE REPORTS