Shewanella, not just found in the marine environment. A rare case of Shewanella algae bacteremia


Shewanella, not just found in the marine environment. A rare case of Shewanella algae bacteremia


Asha Ramsakal, DO1, Jacqueline Wesolow, DO, MBA1*

1Moffitt Cancer Center.


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A 63 year old Caucasian female with ampullary pancreatic cancer s/p pancreaticoduodenectomy in 2016 was admitted to our cancer center with complaints of fever (temperature 103° F) and abdominal pain. She was found to have multiple liver abscesses. Her blood culture grew out Shewanella algae. We herein report on this rare human bacterial infection.


Keywords: Shewanella; Bacterial


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Asha Ramsakal, Jacqueline Wesolow. Shewanella, not just found in the marine environment. A rare case of Shewanella algae bacteremia. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020; 4:170. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2020-10-0505


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