Neisseria cinerea bacteremia in a patient receiving eculizumab: a case report
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Neisseria cinerea is a commensal species capable of colonizing the upper respiratory tract of humans. Bacteremia associated with this organism is very uncommon, with only seven previous cases described. We report a case of Neisseria cinerea bacteremia in a patient maintained on indefinite eculizumab therapy. It is the eighth reported case of Neisseria cinerea bacteremia and represents the first case in a patient receiving eculizumab.
KeywordsNeisseria cinerea Nonpathogenic Neisseria Bacteremia Eculizumab
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