Is Leclercia adecarboxylata a new and unfamiliar marine pathogen?

  title={Is Leclercia adecarboxylata a new and unfamiliar marine pathogen?},
  author={Yaniv Keren and Doron Keshet and Mark Eidelman and Yuval Geffen and Ayelet Raz-Pasteur and Khetam Hussein},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={52 5},
Leclercia adecarboxylata infection is rarely reported in the context of human infections. In the scant cases reported in the literature, it usually involves individuals who are immunocompromised with infections of a polymicrobial nature. Recently, data have begun to accumulate suggesting that L. adecarboxylata is a pathogen associated with water environments. We review the literature regarding L. adecarboxylata infections and present a case of cellulitis and soft-tissue infection in the foot of… CONTINUE READING
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