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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases - Volume 2016 2016, Article ID 8716068, 2 pages -

Case ReportDepartment of Microbiology, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Granada, Granada, Spain

Received 18 July 2016; Accepted 14 September 2016

Academic Editor: Peter Olumese

Copyright © 2016 Fernando Cobo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We report a case of posttraumatic skin and soft-tissue infection in a patient with a left thigh wound after a traffic accident. Pseudomonas fulva was isolated from a wound aspirate and was identified to the species level by Maldi-tof. The patient responded to drainage, debridement of wound, and two weeks of intravenous antibiotic therapy. Follow-up after 3 weeks was satisfactory with healthy cover of the injured area.

Author: Fernando Cobo, Gemma Jiménez, Javier Rodríguez-Granger, and Antonio Sampedro



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