Because these organisms do not generally pose a threat to human health, there are no recommended Vaccination or prophylaxis protocols.
44-year-old woman was rehospitalized following a _ ^gastrojejunostomy. She had increased white blood cells (21,000/fiL) and was thought to have a postsurgical infection. X-rays showed a leakage from the gastrojejunostomy site into the left upper abdomen and communication with the large cavity. Aspiration of the fluid found by radiologic examination contained small -variable bacilli. liny, yellowish nonhemolytic colonies grew on blood agar that slightly pitted the agar.
were catalase-negative and oxidase-positive, but felled to grow on MacConkey,
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