Clinical and microbiological spectrum of necrotizing fasciitis in surgical patients at a Philippine university medical centre.

@article{Salvador2010ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and microbiological spectrum of necrotizing fasciitis in surgical patients at a Philippine university medical centre.},
  author={Vincent Bryan D G Salvador and Michael D San Juan and James A Salisi and Rafael J. Consunji},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The study describes the clinical characteristics, bacteriology and risk factors for mortality of patients with necrotizing fasciitis (NF), seen in a university medical centre. METHODS The medical charts of NF patients admitted to the institution from January 2004 to July 2007 were retrieved and reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS The majority of… CONTINUE READING