S. STEPHEN, M.SC.; K. N. ACHYUTHA RAO, PH.D.; M. SITARAM KUMARB, B.SC.; R. INDRANI, B.SC.
There have been very few published reports of proved cases of human infections with Aeromonas species, which are often dismissed as contaminants. These isolations have been made from several clinical materials, such as pus, bile, faeces, urine, sputum, arthritic exudates and spinal fluid, and only 10 isolations from blood (1) have been reported.
The Kasturba Hospital at Manipal, a coastal town located on the southwest coast of India on the Arabian Sea, caters to a rural population mostly employed in seafishing and agriculture. From the patients admitted to this hospital, Aeromonas species have been isolated from six patients who presented
S. STEPHEN, K. N. ACHYUTHA RAO, M. SITARAM KUMARB, R. INDRANI. Human Infection with Aeromonas Species: Varied Clinical Manifestations. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:368–369. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-368
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