Sepsis due to Aeromonas hydrophila: Case report

  • Padmaja Kanne Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Vemu Lakshmi Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Kaligotla Dakshinamurthy Nizams Institute of Medical sciences

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.

Author Biographies

Padmaja Kanne, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences
Microbiology
Vemu Lakshmi, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences
Microbiology
Kaligotla Dakshinamurthy, Nizams Institute of Medical sciences
Microbiology
Published
2013-10-17
Section
Short Reports