Pyelonephritis caused by Actinobaculum schaalii in a child with pyeloureteral junction obstruction

D. Pajkrt, A. M. Simoons-Smit, P. H.M. Savelkoul, J. Van Den Hoek, W. W.M. Hack, A. M. Van Furth

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Reported here is the case of a 5-year old boy with a pyeloureteral junction (PUJ) obstruction and pyelonephritis caused by Actinobaculum schaalii, an Actinomyces-like organism. Pyelonephritis or any other urinary tract infection caused by Actinobaculum schaalii has not been described in children before. The patient responded well to pyeloplasty in combination with antibiotic treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)438-440
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2003

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