Gangrene

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

A gangrene of the skin is the death of tissue, generally associated with the loss of blood supply to the damaged part, followed by invasion of bacteria. Gangrene is caused by an infection resulted from clostridia and in some cases, from other bacterias. Clostridia¬† is a type of bacteria, known as anaerobic bacteria, which grows […]

Erysipelothricosis

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Erysipelothricosis is a gradually progressing skin infection that is resulted from a bacterium called Erysipelothrix Rhusiopathiae. Although, such bacterium grows mostly on decaying or dead matter, it may also infect mammals, birds, fish, shellfish, and insects. Generally, individuals get infected after an occupational injury, especially peneprating wounds that happens at the time of handling animal […]

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