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CASE REPORT
Fatal case of necrotising fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus in a patient with alcoholic liver disease and diabetes mellitus
  1. Prasanna Bhat1,
  2. Maanasa Bhaskar1,
  3. Sujatha Sistla1 and
  4. Tamilarasu Kadhiravan2
  1. 1 Microbiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
  2. 2 Internal Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sujatha Sistla, sujathasistla{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors PB: preparation of manuscript, laboratory workup. MB: preparation of the manuscript. SS: critical revision of the manuscript and final approval. TK: treating physician and critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Next of kin consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors PB: preparation of manuscript, laboratory workup. MB: preparation of the manuscript. SS: critical revision of the manuscript and final approval. TK: treating physician and critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Next of kin consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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