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Table 1 Summary of the four reported Kluyvera ascorbata cases isolated from the blood of adult patients

From: Multidrug resistant Kluyvera ascorbata septicemia in an adult patient: a case report

Ref. Age/sex Past medical history Antimicrobial susceptibility Treatment Outcome
    Susceptible Resistant   
[4] 72/M Liver cirrhosis,
Hepatocellular carcinoma,
Hepatitis C
Amoxicilin/Clavulanate
3rd generation cephalosporins
Aminoglycosides
Ciprofloxacin
Imipenem
Aztreonam
Ampicillin
Ticarcillin
Cephalothin
Cefuroxime
Cefotaxime Recovered
[5] 23/M Liver cirrhosis,
Hepatitis B
Amoxicilin/
Clavulanate
Piperacillin
Ceftriaxone
Gentamicin
Ciprofloxacin
Ampicillin
Cefazolin
Ticarcillin
Ceftriaxone Recovered
[6] 57/F Colon adenocarcioma,
Chemotherapy,
Neutropenia
Aminoglycosides
3rd generation cephalosporins
Flouroquinolones
Ureidopenicillins
Ampicillin
Amoxicilin/
Clavulanate
2nd generation
cephalosporins
Cotrimazole
Ceftazidime Amikacin Expired
Present report 64/M Neurogenic bladder with an indwelling suprabupic catheter,
Recurrent urinary tract infections
Amikacin
Tobramycin
Imipenem
Ampicillin
Aztreonam
Ceftazidime
Cefotaxime
Cetftriaxone
Cefuroxime
Cefazolin
Ciprofloxacin
Levofloxacin
Piperacillin
Meropenem Recovered