Vibrio vulnificus, part of normal marine flora, is a serious human pathogen capable of causing septicemia and death in susceptible persons. Disease is caused by raw shellfish ingestion or wound exposure to seawater. We present a unique case of a man who developed V. vulnificus septicemia, cerebral infarction, and left homonymous hemianopia.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Ophthalmology - Glaucoma|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1999|
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