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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:6, June, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 627-630

Edwardsiella tarda: An Uncommon Causative Agent of Cellulitis
K.B. Jnaneshwara, Asha B. Patil*, Arti Kalkutkar, G. P. Aaftab Ahmed and S. Sheethal
 Department of Microbiology, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author

Edwardsiella tarda is an uncommon causative agent of soft tissue infections. It is primarily associated with gastroenteritis. We report a case of cellulitis in a diabetic patient who was a regular fish eater. A high index of suspicion of this isolate in extraintestinal infections is indicated.

Keywords: Edwardsiella Tarda,Cellulitis.

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Jnyaneshwara, K.B., Asha B. Patil, ArtiKalkutkar, Aaftab Ahmed and Sheethal. 2016. Edwardsiella tarda: An Uncommon Causative Agent of Cellulitis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 627-630. doi:
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