Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; †Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan; ‡National Cheng-Kung University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; §Kaohsiung Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan; ¶National Yang-Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, 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.
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