A rare case of multidrug resistant Leclercia adecarboxylata catheter-related bloodstream infection and an updated brief literature review Leclercia adecarboxylata catheter-related bloodstream infection.

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Cosimo Colangelo
Giorgio Tiecco
Marco Di Gregorio
Susanna Capone
Roberto Luigi Allegri
Maria De Francesco
Francesca Caccuri
Arnaldo Caruso
Francesco Castelli
Emanuele Focà




Leclercia adecarboxylata is a gram-negative bacillus, a ubiquitous microorganism, which may be found in both aquatic environments and soil, it was first described by H. Leclerc in 1962 and was reclassified thanks to more sensitive testing methods. L. adecarboxylata has been recently recognized as an emerging pathogen that causes several clinical syndromes not only in immunocompromised patients. 


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