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Hemorrhagic Skin Ulcers in an Immunocompromised Patient Caused by Shewanella algae

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

Shewanella algae is a mesophilic (prefers temperatures 20-45°C) bacteria found in seawater. It is associated with a number of infections, especially in immunocompromised patients.

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