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Pseudo-outbreak of Brevundimonas diminuta Attributed to Contamination of Culture Medium Supplement

  • Rachael A. Lee (a1) (a2), Stephen A. Moser (a3), Martha Long (a4), Susan L. Butler (a3), Jennifer F. Whiddon (a3) and Bernard C. Camins (a1)...

Abstract

We report an epidemiological investigation of a cluster of Brevundimonas diminuta isolates cultured from sterile sites. Inoculation of supplement medium yielded growth of B. diminuta. Molecular typing indicated likely contamination of the lot. No B. diminuta was further isolated after replacement of the supplement with a new lot number.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017;38:598–601

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Address correspondence to Rachael A. Lee, MD, 1900 University Boulevard, THT 216, Birmingham, AL 35294 (ralee@uabmc.edu).

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Pseudo-outbreak of Brevundimonas diminuta Attributed to Contamination of Culture Medium Supplement

  • Rachael A. Lee (a1) (a2), Stephen A. Moser (a3), Martha Long (a4), Susan L. Butler (a3), Jennifer F. Whiddon (a3) and Bernard C. Camins (a1)...

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