Necrotizing soft tissue infection caused by Serratia marcescens: A case report and literature review.


A 64-year-old man with advanced liver cirrhosis was transferred to an emergency center due to septic shock and markedly inflamed left leg. Under a clinical diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infection (NSTI), the patient undertook intensive therapy but died 25 h after arrival. The pathogenic organism, Serratia marcescens, was later isolated from blood and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jiac.2015.11.013

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