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Fatal Elizabethkingia Meningosepticacholangitis Following Biliary Stent Placement
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons
Elizabethkingia (E.) meningoseptica is a ubiquitous gram-negative bacillus belonging to the genus Chryseobacterium and has been reported to cause nosocomial infections in both the immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients. E. meningoseptica can colonize the biliary tree after endoscopic procedures; and cholangitis, caused by this organism, is associated with a favorable prognosis. Here, we report a fatal case of cholangitis secondary to E. meningoseptica that developed following biliarydoi:10.29271/jcpsp.2018.03.s35 pmid:29482700 fatcat:s2yzyrgmebcqdb3pbweqf3dloy