Bacteriemia associated with a catheter tunneled by Chryseobacterium indologenes, in a hemodialysis patient
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bacteremia, Chryseobacterium, bacteria aeróbica gram negativa, Unidad de hemodiálisis hospitalaria, catéter de permanencia, diálisis bacteremia.
bacteremia, Chryseobacterium, gram-Negative aerobic bacteria, hemodialysis units, hospital, catheters, indwelling, dialysis, bacteremia.

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Ramírez Marmolejo R, Guevara Narváez CA. Bacteriemia associated with a catheter tunneled by Chryseobacterium indologenes, in a hemodialysis patient. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2019 Apr. 25 [cited 2023 Jun. 2];6(2):166-71. Available from:


Catheter-associated bacteremia represent an important part of the morbidity in patients with renal replacement therapy, Chryseobacterium indologenes is a gram-negative bacterium that mainly affects patients with prolonged hospitalization; the majority of cases reported until now occurred in Asia. This article presents a case identified in Cali, Colombia, in a patient receiving hemodialysis, with the purpose of establishing the risk factors for the patients affected by C. indologenes, and know more about the microbiological characteristics, the spectrum of sensitivity and resistance of this bacterium, in order to establish treatment protocols for catheter-associated bacteremia.
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