BACTERIOLOGYLeclercia adecarboxylata: a rare cause of traumatic wound infections in immunocompetent patients: case reports and review of the literatureTilouche, Lamiaa,b; Ben Dhia, Refkaa,b; Karaborni, Soniaa; Chaouch, Cherifaa,b; Ketata, Soumayaa,b; Bouallegue, Olfaa,c; Boujaafar, Noureddinea,bAuthor Information aDepartment of Microbiology, Sahloul University Teaching Hospital, Sousse bDepartment of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir, University of Monastir, Monastir cFaculty of Medicine Ibn El Jazzar of Sousse, University of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia. Correspondence to Lamia Tilouche, Department of Microbiology, Sahloul University Teaching Hospital, 4011 Route de la ceinture, H.Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia. E-mail: [email protected] Received 3 May, 2020 Accepted 22 May, 2020 Reviews in Medical Microbiology: April 2021 - Volume 32 - Issue 2 - p 131-134 doi: 10.1097/MRM.0000000000000241 Buy Metrics Abstract Leclercia adecarboxylata is a motile Gram-negative bacilli and a member of the Enterobacteriaceae family. It has been described as an emerging pathogen mostly isolated from immunocompromised patients. We report here, two cases of L. adecarboxylata trauma-related wound infections in two previously healthy patients and give a review of previous reports on wound infections encountered in immunocompetent patient. Both strains were sensitive to most tested antibiotics. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.