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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

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Kamal Kant Sahu,
Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts
United States
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DOI: 10.4103/JMAU.JMAU_63_18

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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