Kyoji Saitoh

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Vibrio vulnificus infection often occurs in warm regions, frequently leading to necrotizing fasciitis, sepsis, and death. We herein report a rare case presenting in a cold climate region in northern Japan, Aomori district, of a V. vulnificus infection complicated by necrotizing fasciitis and septic shock. The patient's prior history of injury and typical(More)
out in Ghana, horizontal transmission seems to occur, particularly among individuals below 20 years of age; this mode of transmission is similar to that suggested in a previous report from an endemic area [10]. However, the high prevalence of HHV-8 infection among HIVpositive individuals compared to HIV-negative individuals also suggests that HHV-8 is(More)
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