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<i>Aeromonas</i> Meningitis Complicating Medicinal Leech Therapy

John P. Ouderkirk, David Bekhor, Glenn S. Turett and Raj Murali

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 38, issue 4, pages e36-e37
Published in print February 2004 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2004 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/381438
Aeromonas Meningitis Complicating Medicinal Leech Therapy

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Medicinal leeches have an important and expanding role in medicine, but infection can complicate their use. We describe a unique case of Aeromonas meningitis associated with the use of leech therapy to salvage a skin flap after central nervous system surgery.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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