Bacteriology Case 1

Presented By Dr Amira Abd El-Fattah Abd El-Ati

Released on 01-05-2019

Patient Data

54 year old male

Clinical Data

Admitted for Cardiac surgery 10 days ago.

Cardiac Surgery performed 7 days ago.

Fever developed 5 days ago resistant to classic antipyretics.

Related Laboratory Results

Blood culture was requested.

Blood Culture was positive (Bactec System)

Isolation and subculture was performed as shown.

Provisional Diagnosis

Sepsis

Case Picture(s) / Photo(s)

Mac-Conkey’s agar

Gram Stain of culture colonies

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Comment / Findings

MacConkey's agar plate showed lactose fermenting colonies.

Gram stain : Gram Negative Baccilli

Biochemical identification (By Pheonix 100) : Escherichia coli

Sensitivity: See report below

Final Diagnosis

Hospital Acquired E-Coli Infection (bacteriemia)

Additional Note

Identification and sensitivity report