Medicon Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2972-2721)

Case Report

Volume 4 Issue 3

Sepsis of Burkholderia Cepacia: An Unusual Case Report from Madagascar

Moustafa Abdou Soilihi1*, Indretsy Mahavivola Ernestho-ghoud2, Sona Jean Marc Velolahy3, Hanta Marie Danielle Vololontiana4 and Nasolotsiry Enintsoa Raveloson1
1Intensive care Departement, University Hospital Centre, Andohatapenaka, Antananarivo, Madagascar
2Internal Medicine Department, Private Medical Clinic, Antananarivo, Madagascar
3Emergency Departement, University Hospital Centre, Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona Antananarivo, Madagascar
4Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital Centre, Joseph Raseta Befelatanana Antananarivo, Madagascar

*Corresponding Author: Moustafa Abdou Soilihi, Intensive care Departement, University Hospital Centre, Andohatapenaka, Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Published: February 28, 2023

DOI: 10.55162/MCMS.04.111

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The case consisted of septicemia due to Burkholderia cepacia during hemodialisis. We reported a case of a 76-year-old Malagasy man with stage V chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis-dependent, who was admitted to the hospital for fever and chills during hemodialysis. Blood cultures showed Burkholderia cepacia. From this case, B. cepacia consisted of the main differential diagnosis of severe sepsis in dialysis patient. Such identifcation is necessary to help in timely diagnosis of hospital acquired infections and to provide appropriate antimicrobial therapy.

Keywords: Burkholderia cepacian; Sepsis; Chronic kidney disease; Dialysis