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Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice

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ENT infection caused by Raoultella ornithinolytica

M Singh, I Kaur, D.K. Mundi, A Kaur

Abstract


Raoultella ornithinolytica is an encapsulated gram-negative aerobic bacillus belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. It is one of the three species of Raoultella. Human infections related to R. ornithinolytica are exceedingly rare. This case report describes an ENT infection caused by R. ornithinolytica successfully treated with antibiotic therapy.

Keywords: ENT, infection, Raoultella ornithinolytica




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