Isolation of Enterobacter amnigenus from a heart transplant recipient

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1991 Dec;10(12):1071-3. doi: 10.1007/BF01984933.


The isolation of Enterobacter amnigenus from a human source is reported. This microorganism was grown from an intravenous catheter and, along with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, from the blood of a heart transplant patient. The biochemical characteristics and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the isolate are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bacteremia / microbiology*
  • Catheterization, Central Venous*
  • Catheters, Indwelling
  • Enterobacter / drug effects
  • Enterobacter / isolation & purification*
  • Enterobacter / metabolism
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections / microbiology*
  • Heart Transplantation*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Middle Aged
  • Pseudomonas Infections / microbiology
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa / isolation & purification