This report presents a case of bacteraemic pneumonia caused by in an adult patient with liver cirrhosis who was successfully treated with ceftriaxone. The isolate was confirmed as by analysis of a partial sequence of the 16S rRNA gene; it had reduced susceptibilities to penicillin (MIC 0.75 μg ml) and ciprofloxacin (MIC ⩾0.5 mg l).


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