TITLE

Aeromonas Meningitis Complicating Medicinal Leech Therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Ouderkirk, John P.; Bekhor, David; Turett, Glenn S.; Murali, Raj
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, pe36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
Medicinal leeches have an important and expanding role in medicine, but infection can complicate their use. We describe a unique case of Aeromonas meningitis associated with the use of leech therapy to salvage a skin flap after central nervous system surgery.
ACCESSION #
12175231

 

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