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Publication details for Dr Jesse Bonwitt

Bonwitt, Jesse H., Tran, Michael, Dykstra, Elizabeth A., Eckmann, Kaye, Bell, Melissa E., Leadon, Michael, Sixberry, Melissa & Glover, William A. (2018). Fly Reservoir Associated with Wohlfahrtiimonas Bacteremia in a Human. Emerging Infectious Diseases 24(2): 370-373.

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Abstract

Wohlfahrtiimonas species bacteria were isolated from the bloodstream of a patient with septicemia and wound myiasis. Environmental investigations identified a Wohlfahrtiimonas sp. among insects in the Americas and in a previously undescribed vector, the green bottle fly (Lucilia sericata). The isolates possibly represent a new species within the genus Wohlfahrtiimonas.