Published in Blood Weekly, October 2nd, 2003
According to recent research from North Ireland, "An 89-year-old male with pyrexia and suspected bacteremia was admitted to hospital, where a Gram-negative rod was identified from blood culture.
"The organism was difficult to identify phenotypically, and the resulting sequencing of a 559 bp section of the 16S rRNA gene did not have a high homology score (>97.0%) with any deposited GenBank accession numbers, and hence was not able to be assigned to a species within any genus," wrote J.R. Xu and coauthors.
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