Skin and Soft Tissue Infections due to Shewanella algae - An Emerging Pathogen.

@article{Srinivas2015SkinAS,
  title={Skin and Soft Tissue Infections due to Shewanella algae - An Emerging Pathogen.},
  author={Jampala Srinivas and M. G. K. Pillai and Vivek Vinod and R Kavitha Dinesh},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={DC16-20}
}
INTRODUCTION Shewanella spp. are emerging human pathogens, the predominant species being Shewanella algae. Shewanella skin and soft tissue infections are more commonly seen in immunocompromised patients with a pre-existing cutaneous ulcer and most often associated with exposure to marine environments. AIM The study was conducted to investigate the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Shewanella skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) for a period of five years. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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