Alexander G Vandevelde

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We present the case of a young man with chronic Actinomyces naeslundii infection in the lower leg who underwent a below-the-knee amputation after unsuccessful attempts at diagnosing and eradicating the infection. Actinomycetic organisms from environmental sources can engender a dense fibrotic tissue response without fistulae. Such a response led to a(More)
BACKGROUND In July 1999, a rare strain of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Senftenberg was isolated from the sputum of a trauma patient. Over a 6-year period (1999-2005) in northeast Florida, this Salmonella serovar spread to 66 other patients in 16 different healthcare facilities as a result of frequent transfers of patients among(More)
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