Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) continues to emerge in healthcare settings particularly in patients with chronic respiratory conditions which often leads to pneumonia. This article describes a case of pneumonia caused by Bcc including the history, identification methods, and antimicrobial treatment for the organism.
Discuss the characteristics of Burkholderia cepacia complex
List methods to identify the organsim
Explain symptoms of Burkholderia cepacia infections
Discuss treatment options for Burkholderia cepacia infections