Gas Gangrene of Different Origin Associated with Clostridium perfringens Type A in Three Patients Simultaneously Hospitalized in a Single Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology in Poland.
Pol J Microbiol 2017 Jan;65(4):399-406
Department of Infection Epidemiology, Chair of Microbiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland.
The objective of the study was to perform a comparative analysis of phenotypic and genetic similarity, determination of resistance profiles, detection of toxin-encoding genes and molecular typing of Clostridium perfringens isolates originating from patients with gas gangrene. The study encompassed three patients with a clinical and microbiological diagnosis of gas gangrene who were hospitalized in one of the hospitals of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie province in the same period of time between 8(th) April 2015 and 20(th) April 2015. The three C. Read More