Journal of
Infectious Diseases and Immunity

  • Abbreviation: J. Infect. Dis. Immun.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2375
  • DOI: 10.5897/JIDI
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 87

Case Report

Non pseudomonal Ecthyma gangrenosum: A case report of an infant seen at a tertiary hospital in Sokoto, North-Western Nigeria

Isezuo K. O.
  • Isezuo K. O.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Sani U. M.
  • Sani U. M.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Waziri U. M.
  • Waziri U. M.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Garba B. I.
  • Garba B. I.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Yusuf A.
  • Yusuf A.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Okwuolise O. B.
  • Okwuolise O. B.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Alasi M. A.
  • Alasi M. A.
  • Department of Surgery, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Mohammed J.
  • Mohammed J.
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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Ajayi O.
  • Ajayi O.
  • Department of Paediatrics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 11 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 06 April 2018
  •  Published: 31 May 2018

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