Aeromonas Hydrophila

Epidemiology

Risk Factors

  • Wound with Fresh Water Exposure

Etiology

  • xxx

Physiology

  • xxx

Diagnosis

  • xxx

Clinical Manifestations

Soft Tissue Manifestations

Other Manifestations

  • xxx

Treatment

Antibiotics

Recommnendations (IDSA Guidelines, 2014) (Clin Infect Dis, 2014) [MEDLINE]

  • Combination Doxycycline + Ciprofloxacin (or Ceftriaxone)
    • Doxycycline (XXX) (see Doxycycline, [[Doxycycline]]): 100 mg IV q12hrs
    • Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) (see Ciprofloxacin, [[Ciprofloxacin]]): 500 mg IV q12hrs
    • Ceftriaxone (Rocephin) (see Ceftriaxone, [[Ceftriaxone]]): 1-2g IV q24hrs

References

  • Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the infectious diseases society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jul 15;59(2):147-59. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu296. Epub 2014 Jun 18 [MEDLINE]