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A Case of Pyelonephritis Accompanied by Enterococcus hirae Bacteremia
Hoon Il Kim, M.D., Dae Seop Lim, M.D., Jung Yeon Seo, M.D. and Suk Hoon Choi, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Hanil General Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Vol.41 Num.6 (p359~361)
Enterococcus hirae infection is rare in humans. We describe a case of pyelonephritis that was caused by Enterococcus hirae in a 57-year-old woman. E. hirae was isolated from both blood and urine. This is the 2nd case report on bacteremia caused by E. hirae in Korea.
Keywords : Enterococcus hirae, Pyleonephritis, Bacteremia