Is it really Aeromonas hydrophila?

  title={Is it really Aeromonas hydrophila?},
  author={S Su and W.-T. Lin and C.-M. Chao},
We read with great interest the article by Coutinho et al. [1] who described a case of cutaneous abscess with sepsis caused by Aeromonas hydrophila. These authors reported the isolation of A. hydrophila from peripheral blood and abscess aspiration of a young man who developed an axillary abscess after bathing in a freshwater lake. In this case, A. hydrophila was identified by conventional laboratory (biochemical) methods that are standardly used in most hospital laboratories. However, such… CONTINUE READING