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

Asato, Jun; Kanaya, Fuminori
May 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1511
Academic Journal
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.


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