Journal of Global Infectious Diseases

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 85--86

A case of aerococcus urinae vertebral osteomyelitis


Michael Jerome1, Jihad Slim1, Raymund Sison1, Randy Marton2 
1 Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Michael's Medical Center, New Jersey, USA
2 Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Joseph Medical Center, New Jersey, USA

Correspondence Address:
Michael Jerome
Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Michael«SQ»s Medical Center, New Jersey
USA

Aerococcus urinae is an aerobic, alpha hemolytic gram positive coccus bacterium that grows in pairs or clusters. We report the first case of vertebral osteomyelitis due to A. urinae. This has not been previously reported in the literature.


How to cite this article:
Jerome M, Slim J, Sison R, Marton R. A case of aerococcus urinae vertebral osteomyelitis.J Global Infect Dis 2015;7:85-86


How to cite this URL:
Jerome M, Slim J, Sison R, Marton R. A case of aerococcus urinae vertebral osteomyelitis. J Global Infect Dis [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 27 ];7:85-86
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