Shewanella soft tissue infection: case report and literature review.

@article{Tsai2008ShewanellaST,
  title={Shewanella soft tissue infection: case report and literature review.},
  author={Moan-Shane Tsai and Huey-Ling You and Y Tang and J W Liu},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={e119-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To better understand the clinical characteristics of soft tissue infections caused by Shewanella in humans. METHODS We report a case of Shewanella soft tissue infection and review the English literature from a search of PubMed. RESULTS A total of 27 adults (mean age 61.1+/-16.0 years) with soft tissue infections caused by Shewanella were included for analysis. Limb involvement was found in 22 (81.5%) patients, while scalp, face, perineum, lacrimal sac, and abdominal wall… CONTINUE READING