Burkholderia Cepacia: A Case Report

Oyeniyi Oyesina, William C. Anthony


We present a case of a 60-year-old male with chronic kidney disease, stage V, hemodialysis-dependent, who was admitted to the hospital because of the occurrence of chills during hemodialysis. Burkholderia cepacia was identified in multiple blood cultures, temporally spaced. Analysis of the water supply at the dialysis center revealed no Burkholderia contamination.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(1):9-10
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/jmc1425e


Burkholderia cepacia; Chronic kidney disease; Sepsis; Dialysis

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