Lactobacillus gasseri causing Fournier's gangrene.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Fournier's gangrene is characterized as an aggressive necrotizing process caused by a polymicrobial infection that includes virulent organisms. We report the first case of Fournier's gangrene caused by a low-virulence organism, Lactobacillus gasseri.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tleyjeh, IM; Routh, J; Qutub, MO; Lischer, G; Liang, KV; Baddour, LM

Published Date

  • 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 6-7

Start / End Page

  • 501 - 503

PubMed ID

  • 15307582

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-5548

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/00365540410015916


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England