Sphingomonas paucimobilis - an emerging pathogen


  • Ravi Bhatia Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pacific Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Jyoti Tomar Department of Microbiology, Pacific Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan




Sphingomonas paucimobilis, Gram negative, Pathogen


Sphingomonas paucimobilis is a gram negative bacterium usually an opportunistic pathogen. It is known to cause infections among immunocompromised individuals. Rarely it causes infections among immunocompetent individuals. We report a case of sphingomonas paucimobilis sepsis in a ten year old male child.


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