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Urinary Tract Infection Due To Beta-lactams-resistant Staphylococcus Warneri: A Case Report
Author: Dimitra Dimitriadi, Christina Charitidou, Ekatherina Charvalos
Publisher: Internet Medical Publishing
4 pages
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Type of publication: Article
DOI: 10.3823/760
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Staphylococcus warneri, similarly to other coagulase-negatine Staphylococcus (CoNS), is a commensal of the skin, mucous membranes, nasal cavities and mouth of humans, found in 50% of the population. This species usually represents less than 1% of the total staphylococcal skin population. S. warneri can potentially cause severe infections usually in immunocompromised individuals, even more in combination with the presence of indwelling devices and/or implants. The key treatment for such infections is the removal of the device. Sometimes, even in the absence of a foreign body, Staphylococcus warneri may be implicated as the causative agent of an infection in immunocompetent patients. We report here a case of chronic urinary tract infection in adult healthy patient caused by S.warneri, its clinical signifiance and resistant to commonly used beta-lactams .

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