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Volume 2016, Article ID 3294639, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3294639
Case Report

A Lethal Case of Sphingomonas paucimobilis Bacteremia in an Immunocompromised Patient

1Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Pelita Harapan University, Jendral Sudirman Boulevard, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten 15811, Indonesia
2Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Pelita Harapan University, Jendral Sudirman Boulevard, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten 15811, Indonesia

Received 11 February 2016; Revised 8 March 2016; Accepted 10 March 2016

Academic Editor: Sinésio Talhari

Copyright © 2016 Nata Pratama Hardjo Lugito 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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