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Three cases of invasive Erysipelothrix rhusipathiae infection, which is considered rare, presented to a hospital in Ubon Ratchathani, northeast Thailand during 2006. Patients presented with variable clinical manifestations including diffused cutaneous lesions, bacteremia and endocarditis. Erysipelothrix infection may be an emerging infection in immunocompromized individuals in Thailand.



The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health

Publication Date





478 - 481


Medical Department, Sappasithiprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.


Animals, Humans, Erysipelothrix, Erysipelothrix Infections, Adult, Middle Aged, Thailand, Female, Male