Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia secondary to acute right leg cellulitis: case of community-acquired infection
Keywords:AmpC, bacteremia, cellulitis, community-acquired, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a gram-negative bacillus that causes wide spectrum clinical infections. However, it is most frequently associated with hospital-acquired infection. In this case a 58-year-old male with underlying hypertension and dyslipidaemia was admitted for acute right leg cellulitis. Pseudomonas aeruginosa was identified from the case, though it was not a usual suspected organism. It might be due to community-acquired infection.
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