Aeromonas infection

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Aeromonas infections may cause skin infections manifesting as cellulitis, pustules, and furuncles.[1]:279 An infection usually only causes mild infections of the skin but can also cause a more a serious infection called gastroenteritis?[2][3]

These can sometimes be spread by leech bites.[4]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Abuhammour, W.; Hasan, R.A.; Rogers, D. "Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Aeromonas hydrophilia in an immunocompetent child". Pediatr Emerg Care. 22: 48–51. doi:10.1097/01.pec.0000195755.66705.f8. PMID 16418613.
  3. ^ Minnaganti, V.R.; Patel, P.J.; Iancu, D.; Schoch, P.E. "Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Aeromonas hydrophila". Heart Lung. 29: 306–8. doi:10.1067/mhl.2000.106723. PMID 10900069.
  4. ^ Benjamin Maetz, Ralph Abbou, Jean Baptiste Andreoletti, and Catherine Bruant-Rodier, "Infections following the application of leeches: two case reports and review of the literature," 2012.