Ann Lab Med.  2014 May;34(3):256-258. 10.3343/alm.2014.34.3.256.

The First Korean Case of Moraxella osloensis Bacteremia in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

  • 1Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.


No abstract available.

MeSH Terms

Ampicillin/therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic/therapeutic use
Asian Continental Ancestry Group
Cytarabine/therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination
Idarubicin/therapeutic use
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute/complications/*diagnosis/drug therapy
Moraxella/genetics/*isolation & purification
Moraxellaceae Infections/*diagnosis/drug therapy/microbiology
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/chemistry/genetics
Republic of Korea
Respiratory Tract Infections/diagnosis/microbiology
Sequence Analysis, RNA
Spectrometry, Mass, Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption-Ionization
Sulbactam/therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S


  • Fig. 1 Colonial and microscopic morphology of Moraxella osloensis. (A) Gram-negative coccobacilli from positive aerobic blood culture smear preparations (Gram stain, ×1,000). (B) Grey-white colored colonies on blood agar plate. (C) Gram-negative coccobacilli from blood agar plate smear preparations (Gram stain, ×1,000).


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