Kluyvera Species Soft Tissue Infection: Case Report and Review
A soft tissue infection caused by Kluyvera species in a previously healthy woman is described. Successful treatment required incision and drainage of the wound in addition to administration of antibiotics. Kluyvera species are indole positive, Voges-Proskauer negative members of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Previous reports of infection due to Kluyvera species suggest that the organism is never more than an opportunistic pathogen; however, we report the first case of infection in a previously healthy host.
Luttrell, R. E.; Rannick, G. A.; Soto-Hernandez, J. L.; and Verghese, A.. 1988. Kluyvera Species Soft Tissue Infection: Case Report and Review. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Vol.26(12). 2650-2651. https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.26.12.2650-2651.1988 PMID: 3068255 ISSN: 0095-1137