ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.35, no.2, pp.168-169, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Achromobacter xylosoxidans is an aerobic gram-negative bacillus and important cause of bacteremia in immunocompromised patients. We describe a leukemia pediatric patient with severe neutropenia who developed bacteremia with A xylosoxidans resistant to multiple antibiotics, and treated the patient with tigecycline and piperacillin-tazobactam in addition to supportive medications.