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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-26

A rare cause of cellulitis: Photobacterium damselae


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA, 01608, United States
2 Infectious Disease, Saint Vincent Hospital, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA, 01608, United States

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kamal Kant Sahu
Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts
United States
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JMAU.JMAU_63_18

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Photobacterium damselae, a marine bacterium from Vibrionaceae family, is a well-known primary pathogen for fish, mollusks, crustaceans, etc. Humans may also get infected accidentally during exposure to marine animals or seawater. In addition to economic concern for aquaculture and fish industry, it is also a microbe of concern for human beings, as it has potential to cause lethal infections. Necrotic fasciitis is the most fulminant form.


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