Revista chilena de infectología
versión impresa ISSN 0716-1018
CORTI, Marcelo et al. Bacteremia by Kocuria rosea in an AIDS patient. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2012, vol.29, n.3, pp. 355-356. ISSN 0716-1018. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-10182012000300019.
Kocuria rosea is an uncommon pathogen may cause opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patient. We report a HIV patient, who presented bacteremia caused by Kocuria rosea. He was successfully treated with vancomycin and by catheter removal.
Palabras clave : Kocuria rosea; HIV; immunocompromised patient; bacteremia.