Raoultella Ornithinolytica Urinary Tract Infections are on the Rise: A Case Report
Atif A. Katib1, Bassem A. Dakkak1, Husam A. Katib2, Sara K. Alem2
1. Department of Urology, King Abdul-Aziz hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
2.Faculty of medicine, Ummal-Qura University, Makkah,
Community-acquire urinary tract infection (UTI) with Raoultella ornithinolytica is rare, with only 36 cases have been reported in the literature. The case in hand reports a 29 yrs. old lady with pelvic inflammatory disease who suffered from bothering irritative lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) ten days after removing an intrauterine contraceptive device. Urine culture recovered the rare bacterium of Raoultella ornithinolytica. Based on the sensitivity result, the patient has been treated with levofloxacin antibiotic and has responded favorably.
Keywords: Raoultella Ornithinolytica, Klebsiella, community-acquire UTI