KEGG   DISEASE: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection
Entry
H01069                      Disease                                

Name
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection
Description
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a ubiquitous organism found in practically all natural environments with water content. In hospital environments, it is frequently found as a contaminant in many devices, infusion solutions, sterile water and is associated with hospital-acquired infections in patients with compromised immunity. S. maltophilia has been isolated from various clinical settings and the respiratory tract is the most common site of infection.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H01069  Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection
Pathogen
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia [GN:sml smz]
StmPr1 [sml:Smlt0861] [KO:K14645]
Comment
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia shows high levels of intrinsic or acquired resistance to different antimicrobial agents.
Other DBs
MeSH: C531821
Reference
  Authors
Abbott IJ, Slavin MA, Turnidge JD, Thursky KA, Worth LJ
  Title
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: emerging disease patterns and challenges for treatment.
  Journal
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:471-88 (2011)
DOI:10.1586/eri.11.24
Reference
  Authors
Looney WJ
  Title
Role of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in hospital-acquired infection.
  Journal
Br J Biomed Sci 62:145-54; quiz 1 p following 154 (2005)
DOI:10.1080/09674845.2005.11732702
Reference
  Authors
Nyc O, Matejkova J
  Title
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: Significant contemporary hospital pathogen - review.
  Journal
Folia Microbiol (Praha) 55:286-94 (2010)
DOI:10.1007/s12223-010-0043-4
Reference
  Authors
Nicodemo AC, Paez JI
  Title
Antimicrobial therapy for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections.
  Journal
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:229-37 (2007)
DOI:10.1007/s10096-007-0279-3

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