Infection with a chlorophyllic eukaryote after a traumatic freshwater injury Letter uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chlorophyta
  • Foot Injuries
  • Fresh Water
  • Knee Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Wounds, Penetrating

abstract

  • Infections with chlorophyllic algae are uncommon. Invasive infection with Desmodesmus armatus developed in two patients independently after they each sustained a penetrating freshwater injury.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Letter

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMc1401816

PubMed ID

  • 25738686

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 982

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 372

number

  • 10