Advertisement

Catheter-related bloodstream infection due to Bordetella trematum

  • Jia-Arng Lee
    Affiliations
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Search for articles by this author
  • Tai-fen Lee
    Affiliations
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Search for articles by this author
  • Yu-Tsung Huang
    Correspondence
    Corresponding authors at: Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Affiliations
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

    Graduate Institute of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Search for articles by this author
  • Po-Ren Hsueh
    Correspondence
    Corresponding authors at: Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Affiliations
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

    Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

    Ph.D Program for Aging, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Search for articles by this author
Published:October 08, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2022.10.008
      We read with great interest the article by Carre et al. describing antiseptic application to clean the skin during catheter insertion is a key element of prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI)
      • Carre Y.
      • Moal B.
      • Germain C.
      • Frison E.
      • Dubreuil M.
      • Chansel C.
      • et al.
      Randomized study of antiseptic application technique in healthy volunteers before vascular access insertion (TApAS trial).
      Bordetella trematum is a Gram-negative, glucose non-fermenting bacillus. It has previously been identified in wound infections but is rarely a cause of bacteremia and CRBSI.
      • Vandamme P.
      • Heyndrickx M.
      • Vancanneyt M.
      • Hoste B.
      • DeVos P.
      • Falsen E.
      • et al.
      Bordetella trematum sp nov, isolated from wounds and ear infections in humans, and reassessment of Alcaligenes denitrificans Ruger and Tan 1983.
      ,
      • Hummel C.J.
      • Buechler K.
      • Webb K.
      • Amsden J.
      Bordetella trematum bacteremia resulting in sepsis: case report and review of the literature.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'

      Subscribe:

      Subscribe to Journal of Infection
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect

      References

        • Carre Y.
        • Moal B.
        • Germain C.
        • Frison E.
        • Dubreuil M.
        • Chansel C.
        • et al.
        Randomized study of antiseptic application technique in healthy volunteers before vascular access insertion (TApAS trial).
        J Infect. 2020; 81: 532-539
        • Vandamme P.
        • Heyndrickx M.
        • Vancanneyt M.
        • Hoste B.
        • DeVos P.
        • Falsen E.
        • et al.
        Bordetella trematum sp nov, isolated from wounds and ear infections in humans, and reassessment of Alcaligenes denitrificans Ruger and Tan 1983.
        Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1996; 46: 849-858
        • Hummel C.J.
        • Buechler K.
        • Webb K.
        • Amsden J.
        Bordetella trematum bacteremia resulting in sepsis: case report and review of the literature.
        Infect Dis Clin Pract. 2020; 28: E55-EE7
        • Kukla R.
        • Svarc M.
        • Bolehovska R.
        • Ryskova L.
        • Paterova P.
        • Fajfr M.
        • et al.
        Isolation of Bordetella trematum from the respiratory tract of a patient with lung cancer: a case report.
        Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2020; 65: 623-627
        • Martins R.C.
        • Dal Forno N.L.
        • Santana L.
        • Rossi F.
        • Schwarzbold A.V.
        • Costa S.F.
        • et al.
        Bordetella trematum infection: case report and review of previous cases.
        BMC Infect Dis. 2019; 19: 1-6
        • Saksena R.
        • Manchanda V.
        • Mittal M.
        Bordetella trematum bacteremia in an infant: a cause to look for.
        Indian J Med Microbiol. 2015; 33: 305-307
        • Majewski L.L.
        • Nogi M.
        • Bankowski M.J.
        • Chung H.H.
        Bordetella trematum sepsis with shock in a diabetic patient with rapidly developing soft tissue infection.
        Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016; 86: 112-114
        • Lacasse M.
        • Inyambo K.
        • Lemaignen A.
        • Mennecart M.
        • Gensburger S.
        • Valentin A.S.
        • et al.
        Erysipelas of the right arm due to Bordetella trematum: a case report.
        J Med Case Rep. 2021; 15: 365
        • Bedir Demirdag T.
        • Ozkaya-Parlakay A.
        • Bayrakdar F.
        • Gulhan B.
        • Kanik Yuksek S.
        • Suzuk Yildiz S.
        • et al.
        An outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bloodstream infection among pediatric leukemia patients.
        J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2022; 55: 80-85
        • Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
        Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: 31st Informational Supplement M100-S31.
        CLSI, Wayne, PA, USA2021