Aerococcus urinae are Gram-positive cocci that cause urinary tract infections in adults with underlying genitourinary (GU) tract disease. We report a case of pyelonephritis caused by A. urinae in a 12-year-old boy with a history of pyeloplasty and GU reflux.
From the *Departments of Laboratory Medicine and †Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
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Accepted for publication February 26, 2008.
‡Both authors contributed equally to this work.
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