Necrotizing fasciitis, a serious infection requiring prompt antibiotic and surgical therapy, previously has not been associated with Haemophilus aphrophilus. We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis associated with methylphenidate abuse from which H aphrophilus was isolated. Surgical and antibiotic therapy based on in vitro susceptibility testing resulted in eradication of the infection.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of Internal Medicine|
|State||Published - Nov 1978|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine