Infection due to Roseomonas spp: a case report

Fernandes L.S1; Baretta M.C.C1; Chagas-Neto T.C2; Andriolo A1
1Discipline of Internal Medicine and Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP); Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2Discipline of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP); Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
DOI: 10.1900/JBPML.2022.58.449

ABSTRACT
Male patient, 68 years old, immunocompromised, presented himself with fever and malaise for 15 days. At his hospitalization, peripheral blood and Schilley catheter blood cultures were collected, in addition to computed tomography that showed the presence of a peri-pancreatic collection. The material was drained and the samples were sent to the laboratory. Blood culture was positive for pink coconuts identified by mass spectrometry as Roseomonas spp. with the diagnosis of Bloodstream Infection being closed.
Key words: infection; blood flow; roseomonas; catheter.