Published: 2016-12-27

A rare case of bacteremia due to Acinetobacter junii in an immunocompetent adult

Asifa Nazir, Rumana Farooq, Nahid Nahvi


The genus Acinetobacter comprises a complex and heterogeneous group of bacteria, many of which are capable of causing a range of opportunistic, often nosocomial, infections in humans. Acinetobacter junii is a rare human pathogen associated with bacteraemia in neonates and paediatric oncology patients. We report a unique case of bacteremia caused by Acinetobacter junii, in a patient with no risk factors identified.


Acinetobacter junii, Bacteremia, Immunocompetent

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