Sepsis due to Aeromonas hydrophila: Case report

Padmaja Kanne, Vemu Lakshmi, Kaligotla Dakshinamurthy


Although there are ever increasing reports of extraintestinal human infections caused by Aeromonads, in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients,sepsis remaims uncommon.We report a rare case of Aeromonas hydrophila sepsis in an immunocompromised individual.The case highlights the clinical significance of A. hydrophila as blood stream infection.

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