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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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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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