A novel case of Raoultella planticola urinary tract infection
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- Olson, D.S., Asare, K., Lyons, M. et al. Infection (2013) 41: 259. doi:10.1007/s15010-012-0294-x
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Raoultella species are Gram-negative, non-motile bacilli primarily considered to be environmental bacteria (Bagley et al.; Curr Microbiol 6:105–109, 1981). R. planticola has rarely been documented as a cause of human infections and has never been reported to cause urinary tract infections. We report the first case of R. planticola cystitis.