Sepsis due to Aeromonas hydrophila: Case report

Padmaja Kanne, Vemu Lakshmi, Kaligotla Dakshinamurthy

Abstract


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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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3396/ijic.v9i4.11862