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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 90-93

Chromobacterium violaceum causing urinary tract infection: A case report

Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Viji Mohan
Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.144732

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Chromobacterium violaceum is a saprophytic organism that rarely causes infection in human. Urinary tract infection by Chromobacterium violaceum is extremely rare. Here, we report the first case of urinary tract infection caused by Chromobacterium violaceum from India, in a 43-year-old diabetic female with intramural fibroid. The patient was successfully treated with Ciprofloxacin.

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