Comamonas kerstersii strains on inpatients with acute appendicitis: review of literature and case report

  • Galo Guillermo Farfán-Cano Society of Infectious Diseases of Guayas
  • Sarmiento-Bobadilla, Jorge Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil
  • Jara-León, Erick Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil
  • Crespo Díaz, Cindy Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil
  • Glen Andrés Silva-Rojas Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil
  • Parra-Vera, Henry University of Guayaquil
  • Solórzano-Bravo, María Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina
  • Chantong-Villacres, Luis University of Guayaquil
  • Kevin Joshua Silva-Rojas Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina
Keywords: Intraabdominal Infections, Appendicitis, Comamonas

Abstract

In this article, we describe 6 cases of patients that presented to the emergency room with symptoms and laboratories compatible with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. What attracts attention about these six cases are the results of the culture of the tissue, which reveals in these six patients the presence of the bacteria Comamonas kerstersii.

Author Biographies

Galo Guillermo Farfán-Cano, Society of Infectious Diseases of Guayas

I am a General practitioner, graduated from the University of Guayaquil in 2011. I get a Master 's degree in HIV Infection from King Juan Carlos University in 2015. Since December of 2016, I am a board member of the Society of Infectious Diseases of Guayas (SIG - Sociedad de Infectología del Guayas)

Jara-León, Erick, Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil

Professor at the School of Medicine of the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil

Published
21-02-2021
How to Cite
Farfán-Cano, G. G., Sarmiento-Bobadilla, J. A., Jara León, E. A., Crespo-Díaz, C. M., Silva-Rojas, G. A., Parra-Vera, H. J., Solórzano-Bravo, M. T., Chantong-Villacres, L. A., & Silva-Rojas, K. J. (2021). Comamonas kerstersii strains on inpatients with acute appendicitis: review of literature and case report. InterAmerican Journal of Medicine and Health, 4. https://doi.org/10.31005/iajmh.v4i.165
Section
Review Articles

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