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  • J Neuroinfect Dis 2018, Vol 9(1): 275
  • DOI: 10.4172/2314-7326.1000275

Kocuria rhizophila Intracerebral Abscess in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Anthony Nguyen, Randall Zain Allison*, Ken Maynard and Joel Patterson
Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
*Corresponding Author : Randall Zain Allison, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA, Tel: +8062066506, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Feb 04, 2018 / Accepted Date: Feb 27, 2018 / Published Date: Mar 01, 2018

Abstract

Intracerebral abscesses are encapsulated intraparenchymal infections associated with a high mortality rate. These abscesses can be caused by a number of different organisms ranging from bacteria to fungi, parasites, and even malignancies. The most common causative agent depends on pre-disposing risk factors. In this article, we report a case of a brain abscess caused by Kocuria rhizophila, a pathogen that has not been previously reported to cause cerebral intraparenchymal abscesses.

Keywords: Intracerebral abscess, Kocuria rhizophila, Diabetic ketoacidosis

Citation: Nguyen A, Allison RZ, Maynard K, Patterson J (2018) Kocuria rhizophila Intracerebral Abscess in Diabetic Ketoacidosis. J Neuroinfect Dis 9: 275. Doi: 10.4172/2314-7326.1000275

Copyright: © 2018 Nguyen A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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