alexa Is Leclercia adecarboxylata a new and unfamiliar marine pathogen?


Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases

Author(s): Keren Y, Keshet D, Eidelman M, Geffen Y, RazPasteur A,

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Abstract Leclercia adecarboxylata infection is rarely reported in the context of human infections. In the scant cases reported in the literature, it usually involves individuals who are immunocompromised with infections of a polymicrobial nature. Recently, data have begun to accumulate suggesting that L. adecarboxylata is a pathogen associated with water environments. We review the literature regarding L. adecarboxylata infections and present a case of cellulitis and soft-tissue infection in the foot of a healthy surfer.
This article was published in J Clin Microbiol and referenced in Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases

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