COVID-19 influences lung microbiota dynamics and favors the emergence of rare infectious diseases: A case report of Hafnia Alvei pneumonia.

Salvatore Lucio Cutuli, Flavio De Maio, Gennaro De Pascale, Domenico Luca Grieco, Francesca Romana Monzo, Simone Carelli, Eloisa Sofia Tanzarella, Gabriele Pintaudi, Edoardo Piervincenzi, Laura Cascarano, Rikardo Xhemalaj, Maurizio Sanguinetti, Brunella Posteraro, Teresa Spanu, Massimo Antonelli

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Abstract

The coronavirus disease 2019 causes a wide degree of organ dysfunction and is associated with bacterial secondary infections. We reported lung microbiota dynamics in a critically ill patient with coronavirus disease 2019, who developed severe Hafnia alvei ventilator-associated pneumonia and required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-175
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Critical Care
Volume64
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2021

Keywords

  • ARDS
  • COVID-19
  • Critical care
  • Hafnia Alvei
  • Pneumonia
  • Sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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