Diabetic foot infection with Bacteroides pyogenes

Padmaja Shenoy, Shashidhar Vishwanath, Ravikumar Nagaraj, Barnini Banerjee, M. Krishna

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Abstract

>Diabetic foot infections are the most common serious diabetes-related complication posing significant socioeconomic burden on the health-care system. Diabetic foot microbiota consists of polymicrobial flora with predominance of Gram-negative aerobes and anaerobes. Here, we report a rare case of diabetic foot infection by Bacteroides pyogenes, an obligate Gram-negative anaerobic bacillus which is commonly encountered in polymicrobial animal bite wound infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-188
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Global Infectious Diseases
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Infectious Diseases

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