TITLE

Fatal Infection of the Hand Due to Photobacterium damsela: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Asato, Jun; Kanaya, Fuminori
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1511
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of fatal acute renal failure due to Photo-bacterium damsela infection of the hand. Although the patient received intensive medical care and surgical treatment, he died 8 h after arrival at the hospital. This is the first case of P. damsela sepsis proven by blood culture in Japan.
ACCESSION #
13077221

 

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