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Abstract

is one of the most important causes of zoonotic infections from grazing animals. It poses a particular risk to immunocompromised individuals, including those who are undergoing long-term immunosuppressive therapy.

We report a case of infection in a 65-year-old man with a medical history of diabetes, hypertension, and Adult Still’s Disease, currently taking long-term hormone therapy. The non-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patient had blood, lung tissue, and sputum samples infected with . His condition initially failed to improve despite multiple therapies, including vancomycin and meropenem. Although his symptoms improved after shifting his antibiotics to cover for the causative agent, he did not completely recover upon hospital discharge.

In recent years, the number of cases has increased. This report describes a lethal case of infection in a patient without HIV.

Funding
This study was supported by the:
  • Startup Fund for scientific research, Fujian Medical University (Award 2019QH1165)
    • Principle Award Recipient: PengjuCao
  • Fujian Natural Science Foundation (Award 2020J05258)
    • Principle Award Recipient: DongjieChen
  • This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
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