Scand J Infect Dis. 1988;20(5):559-60. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE
Branhamella catarrhalis was isolated in blood culture from a 6-month-old
infant with AIDS. The child had a nasopharyngeal infection with
respiratory syncytial virus and pneumonitis with Pneumocystis carinii.
Commensal organisms such as B. catarrhalis may be potential pathogens in
infants with AIDS.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*COMPLICATIONS Case Report Human
Infant Male Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis/*PATHOGENICITY
Opportunistic Infections/*COMPLICATIONS Septicemia/*COMPLICATIONS