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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 116-118

Chronic venous leg ulcer with multidrug resistant bacterial infection in a tertiary care hospital of Eastern India


1 Department of Microbiology, IPGMER and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Dermatology, IPGMER and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-5009.115489

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Chronic venous leg ulcer represents a major issue for both patients and health-care provider being associated with impaired quality of life. We here report a case of non-healing venous ulcer over gaiter area of right leg. The ulcer presented with unique features of polymicrobial infection of multi-drug resistant species including, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, metallo-β lactamase producing Acinetobacter baumanii and Acinetobacter lowffii.


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