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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2015, Article ID 217307, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/217307
Case Report

Kytococcus schroeteri Bacteremia in a Patient with Hairy Cell Leukemia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Internal Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
2Department of Internal Medicine, University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
3Department of Hematology and Oncology, West Michigan Cancer Center, 200 N. Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA

Received 21 February 2015; Accepted 23 April 2015

Academic Editor: Alexandre R. Marra

Copyright © 2015 Akshay Amaraneni et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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