Post-traumatic skin and soft tissue infection due to Aeromonas hydrophila

@inproceedings{Behera2011PosttraumaticSA,
  title={Post-traumatic skin and soft tissue infection due to Aeromonas hydrophila},
  author={Bijayini Behera and Sandeep Bhoriwal and Purva Mathur and Sushma Sagar and Maneesh Singhal and M. C. Misra},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2011}
}
  • Bijayini Behera, Sandeep Bhoriwal, +3 authors M. C. Misra
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    Indian journal of critical…
    2011
  • Medicine
  • We report a case of posttraumatic skin and soft tissue infection in a patient who sustained laceration after being hit by a water tanker. Aeromonas hydrophila was isolated from pus and was identified to the species level by Vitek 2 and a battery of biochemical tests. The patient responded to thorough drainage, debridement of wound and 2 weeks of intravenous antibiotics. The patient was taken up for split skin grafting of the raw area. She was discharged with satisfactory graft uptake after 1… CONTINUE READING

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