First case reports of Ignatzschineria (Schineria) indica associated with myiasis

Heather S. Barker, James W. Snyder, Adam B. Hicks, Stephen P. Yanoviak, Paul Southern, Bijaya K. Dhakal, Giri R. Ghimire, Marc R. Couturier

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We report three cases of infection due to the Gram-negative rod Ignatzschineria (Schineria) indica involving bacteremia and the urinary tract. Two cases were clearly associated with maggot infestation, and the third could conceivably have had unrecognized maggot infestation of the urinary tract. We believe these cases to be the first I. indica infections reported in association with maggot infestation and myiasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4432-4434
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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