Scientific article
Case report
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Atypical infections in tsunami survivors

Published inEmerging infectious diseases, vol. 11, no. 10, p. 1591-1593
Publication date2005

After a tsunami hit Asia in December 2004, 2 survivors had severe infections due to multidrug-resistant and atypical bacteria and rare fungi weeks afterwards. Treating these infections is challenging from a clinical and microbiologic point of view.

  • Disasters
  • Discitis/microbiology
  • Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
  • Female
  • Gram-Negative Bacteria/drug effects
  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections/microbiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycetoma/microbiology
  • Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous/microbiology
  • Mycobacterium chelonae/isolation & purification
  • Scedosporium/isolation & purification
  • Survivors
  • Thoracic Vertebrae
Citation (ISO format)
GARZONI, Christian et al. Atypical infections in tsunami survivors. In: Emerging infectious diseases, 2005, vol. 11, n° 10, p. 1591–1593. doi: 10.3201/eid1110.050715
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ISSN of the journal1080-6040

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