Sepsis due to Roseomonas Gilardii in an Elderly Female

  • Ashna Ajimsha Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation
  • Ashish Jitendranath Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Venjaramoodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 69607
  • Ivy Vishwamohanan Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation
Keywords: Sepsis, Roseomonas Gilardii, Elderly sepsis

Abstract

An 82 year old female, who is a known case of osteoarthritis on medications, presented to her physician with a two day history of urinary retention, constipation, abdominal discomfort and worsening of breathlessness which started one week ago. On clinical examination, she was conscious, oriented, had pallor and bilateral pedal edema. Her vitals were stable. She was febrile. A positive growth was detected on BacT/ALERT 3D. The gram stain smear of blood culture broth showed gram negative bacilli which was identified as Roseomonas gilardii

Author Biographies

Ashna Ajimsha, Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation

Department of Microbiology



Ashish Jitendranath, Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Venjaramoodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 69607

Professor, Department of Microbiology

Ivy Vishwamohanan, Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation

Department of Microbiology

Published
2020-09-14