URINARY TRACT INFECTION BY BURKHOLDERIA CEPACIA
Nirmaljit Kaur, Saloni Garg*, Shalini Malhotra and Nandini Duggal
Burkholderia cepacia is an opportunistic pathogen. The awareness of this emerging bacterium is important, as it is known to cause nosocomial infection in hospitals. Urinary tract infections with Burkholderia cepacia have been associated after bladder irrigation or urinary catheterisation. We report 2 such cases of urinary tract infection with Burkholderia cepacia in immune-compromised patients with Foleyâ€™s catheter in situ.
Keywords: Urinary tract infection, catheterization, Burkholderia cepacian, mortality.
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