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  • Author: Julio César García Casallas x
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Pneumonia by Kocuria rosea: case report and literature review

Abstract

Species from the genus Kocuria are strictly aerobic, catalase-positive, coagulase-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. This article deals with the case of a 71-year-old patient with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) caused by Kocuria rosea. An exhaustive search of the available medical literature revealed no previous reports regarding pneumonia caused by K. rosea.

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