Bacteremia and central line infection caused by Bosea thiooxidans

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We describe a case of central venous catheter infection and bacteremia caused by Bosea thiooxidans, which has not been previously described in the literature. Bosea spp. is a gram-negative bacterium that has been isolated from hospital water supplies and may become an important cause of nosocomial infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00676
StatePublished - 2020

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Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases [grant number T32AI055433 ] and a combined National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke and Fogarty International Center award (grant number D43TW009345 ) via the Northern Pacific Global Health Fellows Program.

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  • Bacteremia
  • Bosea thiooxidans
  • Central line infection
  • Gram-negative bacteria

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  • Case Reports


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