Vibrio vulnificus in Taiwan
Figure 2. Characteristic skin lesions of Vibrio vulnificus infection and morphotype of the microorganism. (A) Gangrenous change with hemorrhagic bullae over the leg in a 75-year-old patient with liver cirrhosis in whom septic shock and V. vulnificus bacteremia developed. (B) V. vulnificus bacteremia developed 1 day after a fish bone injury over the 4th finger of the left hand (arrow) in a 45-year-old patient with uremia. (C) Gram-negative curved bacilli (arrowhead) isolated from a blood sample of the 45-year-old patient with uremia.