Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Serratia marcescens: an unusual pathogen associated with snakebite cellulitis.


Serratia marcescens: an unusual pathogen associated with snakebite cellulitis.


Feb 2013 

Source

Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Tamaka, Kolar, India. mjchand@gmail.com.

Abstract

This study reports a case of Serratia marcescens cellulitis following a snakebite in a 50-year-old woman. The bite was on the dorsum of the right hand with symptoms of envenomation. She developed swelling and cellulitis with tissue necrosis. Wound debridement was performed.  Pus and tissue biopsy cultures yielded Serratia marcescens sensitive to fluoroquinolones, aminoglycosides, third-generation cephalosporins and carbapenems. The patient responded to anti-snake venom (ASV) therapy, ciprofloxacin, local wound management and recovered uneventfully.
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