Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 11, November 2016, pages 502-505

Ignatzschineria indica Isolated From a Human Breast Abscess: A Rare Case


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Microphotographs of hematoxylin and eosin (H&E)-stained tissue biopsy of breast abscess lesion, demonstrating the evidence of necrotic tissues with presence of bacteria (left side, low power; right side, high resolution to demonstrate bacteria).


Table 1. Susceptibility Profiles of Ignatzschineria indica, Proteus penneri and Providencia stuartii
AntibioticP. penneriP. stuartiiI. indica
MIC: minimum inhibitory concentration (µg/mL); Interp.: interpretation; S: susceptible; R: resistant; ND: no data available.
Ampicillin≥ 32R≥ 32R≤ 2ND
AmikacinNDND≤ 2S≤ 2S
Aztreonam≤ 1S≤ 1S≤ 4S
CeftazidimeNDNDNDND≤ 1S
Ceftriaxone2I≤ 1S≤ 4ND
Cefepime≤ 1S≤ 1SNDND
Cefoxitin≤ 4S≤ 4S≤ 8ND
ChloramphenicolNDNDNDND≤ 8ND
CiprofloxacinNDNDNDND≤ 0.5S
Ertapenem≤ 0.5S≤ 0.5S≤ 1ND
Gentamicin≤ 1SNDRNDND
Imipenem2I2I≤ 1S
Levofloxacin≤ 0.12SNDND≤ 1S
Meropenem≤ 0.25S≤ 0.25S≤ 1S
Piperacillin/tazobactam≤ 4S≤ 4SNDND
TetracyclineNDNDNDND≤ 4ND
TigecyclineNDNDNDND≤ 1ND
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole≤ 20S≤ 20S≤ 2/38S
Tobramycin≤ 1S