Lower extremity infections by vibrio vulnificus.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Vibrio vulnificus is a Gram-negative pathogen which is found in seawater and shellfish during warm months and can cause local infections in healthy individuals or septicemia in patients with chronic liver disease. MATERIALS-METHODS Clinical and laboratory records of four complicated cases are presented, with a 4.2 mean year follow-up. RESULTS… (More)

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