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Table 1 Case reports of Cronobacter sakazakii infection in adult women

From: Pyosalpinx due to Cronobacter sakazakii in an elderly woman

References Age Isolation site Clinical presentation Underlying condition Treatment (surgery and/or antibiotics) Outcome
Hawkins et al. [5] 75 Blood Bacteremia Atrial fibrillation
Cerebral stroke
Cefuroxime, Ceftriaxone
Ciprofloxacin
Recovered
See et al. [1] 75 Blood Splenic abscess None Aspiration of abscess
Ceftriaxone, Metronidazole
Imipenem, Ciprofloxacin
Recovered
Bhat et al. [6] 63 Urine Urinary tract infection Chronic renal failure NA Died
Lai [7] 73 Bile, Blood Biliary sepsis Klatskin tumor Resection of common bile duct
Piperacillin–tazobactam
Gentamicin, Imipenem
Died
  82 Blood Abdominal aortic aneurysm NA Aneurysmal repair
Ofloxacin, Piperacillin, Tazobactam
Died
  76 Sputum Pneumonia Cecal volvulus Resection of cecum
Tobramycin, Ceftazidime, Ofloxacin
Died*
Tsai et al. [8] 64 Sputum Pneumonia Breast carcinoma NA Recovered
Current case 70 Pus of pyosalpinx Left pyosalpinx Depression Salpingo–oophorectomy
Cefmetazole, Meropenem
Recovered
  1. NA not available
  2. *Pneumonia with isolation of Staphylococcus aureus and C. sakazakii. Cronobacter sakazakii might not be the causative agent of infection