Raoultella Infections from Clinical to Laboratory- Update & Literature review

Kobra Salimiyan rizi; Hadi Farsiani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 159-171


  The genus Raoultella is still understudied compared to other Enterobacteriaceae members. However, there are numerous published case reports on Raoultella infections. The genetic closeness of Raoultella spp. and Klebsiella spp. may lead to misidentification using conventional microbiology methods. The ...  Read More

Blood Culture Positive for Gram-Positive Rods: Contamination or a True Infection-A literature Review

Kobra Salimiyan rizi; Hadi Farsiani; Mohammad Momen Ghalibaf

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 79-91


  Today, human bloodstream infections (BSIs) are recognized as a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The bacteria, responsible for bacteremia, are usually identified in diagnostic clinical laboratories, using blood cultures. True bacteremia is defined as a positive blood culture (>15 CFU/mL), ...  Read More