Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 45–47 | Cite as

Sepsis with multiple abscesses caused by staphylococcus warneri: a case report

  • Ivo Ivić
  • Jakica Karanović
  • Mirela Pavičić-Ivelja
Case Report


Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus warneri is a rare cause of human disease, which as a rule manifests as an insidious and protracted infection of various prostheses and endovascular catheters. A case of Staphylococcus warneri sepsis with multiple abscesses in an immunocompetent patient free from the usual predisposing factors for coagulase-negative staphylococcal infection is presented. To our knowledge, this is the first case of sepsis with multiple abscesess caused by this bacterium reported in the literature.


Abscess Staphylococcus warneri Sepsis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivo Ivić
    • 1
  • Jakica Karanović
    • 2
  • Mirela Pavičić-Ivelja
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinic for Infectious DiseasesSplit University Hospital and Split University School of MedicineSplitCroatia
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Microbiology and ParasitologySplit University Hospital and Split University School of MedicineSplitCroatia

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