First Report of Shewanella alga as Emerging Infection in India: Two cases 293-295
Dr. Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay. Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal –576104, Karnataka, India. Tel.: 91-820-2571201, extn. 22322; fax: 91-08252-571927; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shewanella alga is a rare isolate from clinical specimens. Repeated isolation of the organism from two cases in elderly non-immunocompromised males, as treated successfully thereafter, confirms the need of utmost microbiological vigilance to identify this unusual pathogen.