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Abstract

We report a case of monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis caused by hypermucoviscous in an immunocompromised white male after travel to China. The isolate belonged to the K2 serotype, and carried the virulence factors RmpA and aerobactin. To the best of our knowledge this is the first report of necrotizing fasciitis caused by hypermucoviscous resembling the highly virulent isolates associated with liver abscess syndrome in Asia.

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