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European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

, Volume 11, Issue 7, pp 626-628

A case of urinary tract infection caused byCorynebacterium urealyticum and coryneform group F1

  • F. SorianoAffiliated withDepartment of Clinical Microbiology, Fundación Jimenéz Diaz
  • , C. PonteAffiliated withDepartment of Clinical Microbiology, Fundación Jimenéz Diaz

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Abstract

A case of urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by a fastidious, urea-splitting, antibiotic-sensitive coryneform, identified as CDC group F1, is described. The patient suffered from enrusted cystitis and had had previous and persistent UTIs caused byCorynebacterium urealyticum (formerly CDC group D2). Bacteriological cure was achieved after one month of treatment with amoxicillin plus acetohydroxamic acid.