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Table 1 Reported cases of Kocuria spp infections in humans

From: First report of Kocuria marina spontaneous peritonitis in a child

Species Clinical presentation Number of cases Age (yrs) Risk factor Authors
K. marina Peritonitis 1 3 None Brändle, 2014
Peritonitis 2 57, 73 PD Lee, 2009
Bacteremia 1 57 Cancer, CVC Lai, 2011
K. rhizophila Bacteremia 1 3 CVC Moissenet, 2012
Bacteremia 1 8 Methylmalonic aciduria Becker, 2008
K. varians Peritonitis 1 70 PD Meletis, 2012
Brain abscess 1 52 Diabetes Tsai, 2010
K. rosea Endocarditis 1 35 None Srinivasa, 2013
Bacteremia 1 60 HIV Corti, 2012
Bacteremia 1 39 Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Altuntas, 2004
Peritonitis 1 8 PD Dotis, 2012
Peritonitis 1 56 PD Kaya, 2009
K. kristinae Bacteremia 3 2, 37, 68 Hypogammaglobulinemia, Cancer, CVC Lai, 2011
Endocarditis 1 89 IBD, post-operative, CVC Lai, 2011
UTI 1 20 Urinary catheter Tewari, 2013
Bacteremia 7 <1 yr Preterm or leukemia, all CVC Chen, 2013
Bacteremia 1 68 Leukemia Martinaud, 2008
Bacteremia 1 51 Ovarian cancer Basaglia, 2002
Cholecystitis 1 56 None Ma, 2005
Endocarditis 1 74 Diabetes Citro, 2013
Peritonitis 1 69 PD Cheung, 2011
Peritonitis 1 78 PD Carlini, 2011
  1. PD peritoneal dialysis; CVC Central venous catheter; HIV Human immunodeficiency virus; IBD Inflammatory bowel disease; UTI Urinary tract infection.