Case Report: Multidrug Resistant Raoultella ornithinolytica in a Septicemic Calf

Last updated on 14-2-2022 by Kevin Vanneste

Peer reviewed scientific article





Sepsis is a frequent life-threatening condition in young calves, requiring rapid broad spectrum and bactericidal therapy to maximize survival chances. Few studies have identified and characterized bacteria involved in sepsis in calves. This report demonstrates the involvement of a multidrug resistant , an emerging pathogen in human medicine, in a calf with suspected sepsis. was identified by MALDI-TOF MS from blood cultures of a critically ill calf. Susceptibility testing showed phenotypic resistance against ampicillin, gentamicin, potentiated sulphonamides, streptomycin, tetracyclines and …

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