Kluyvera urinary tract infection case report and review of the literature

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We report the occurrence of Kluyvera ascorbata urinary tact infection, presenting as acute pyelonephritis, in a 19-month-old girl without underlying uropathy. Quick response to antibiotic therapy was obtained, and there was no residual renal parenchymal damage. We review the literature of infections with this very uncommon organism with particular emphasis on pediatric urinary tract infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)570-572
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Child
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections
  • Kluyvera
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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