Invasive erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection in Northeast Thailand

Weera Mahavanakul, Direk Limmathurotsakul*, Nittaya Teerawattanasuk, Sharon J. Peacock

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Three cases of invasive Erysipelothrix rhusipathiae infection, which is considered rare, presented to a hospital in Ubon Ratchatnani, northeast Thailand during 2006. Patients presented with variable clinical manifestations including diffused cutaneous lesions, bacteremia and endocarditis. Erysipelothrix infection may be an emerging infection in immunocompromized individuals in Thailand.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)478-481
Number of pages4
JournalSoutheast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2007
Externally publishedYes


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