Case Report: Disseminated Shewanella algae Infection with Meningoencephalitis in a Traveler Secondary to Marine Injury in Madagascar.

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Marine microorganisms such as Shewanella spp., Vibrio spp., and Aeromonas spp. can cause sepsis secondary to a wound infection in the context of swimming. These microorganisms are most often susceptible to fluoroquinolones. Here, we report a unique case of Shewanella algae bacteremia associated with meningoencephalitis and disseminated via hematogenous… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0175

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@article{Brulliard2017CaseRD, title={Case Report: Disseminated Shewanella algae Infection with Meningoencephalitis in a Traveler Secondary to Marine Injury in Madagascar.}, author={Caroline Brulliard and Nicolas Traversier and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Allyn and Christopher J. Schaeffer and Bruno Bouchet and Nicolas Allou}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2017}, volume={97 4}, pages={1043-1044} }