DOI: 10.1155/2023/6238339 ISSN: 2090-6633

A Case of Trueperella bernardiae Bacteremia due to a PICC-Associated Infection in a Paraplegic Patient

Carter Chapman, Jacob Nichols
  • General Medicine

Trueperella bernardiae is a Gram-positive bacterium known to cause a wide variety of opportunistic infections in humans. We report a novel case of T. bernardiae bacteremia in a paraplegic patient due to a peripherally inserted central catheter- (PICC-) associated infection that was treated successfully with piperacillin/tazobactam.

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