CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 179-181

Persistent infection with metallo-beta-lactamase and extended spectrum β-lactamase producer Morganella morganii in a patient with urinary tract infection after kidney transplantation


1 Infectious Disease and Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Drug Applied Research Center, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
3 Immunology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4 Biotechnology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Hossein Samadi Kafil
Drug Applied Research Center, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.184707

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Organ transplant recipients under immunosuppressive therapy have a highly increased risk of acquiring unusual opportunistic infections. Diagnosis of the etiology of infection may be difficult in clinical manifestations, which need further histological and biological investigations. Here in we report, for the 1 st time in the Iran, a Morganella morganii isolate harboring blaVIM, blaCTX-M, and blaSHV genes after kidney transplantation with persistent urinary infections.


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