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can flesh eating bacteria live in cold water?

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Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Flesh eating bacteri: Yes!
Answered on Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Archibald Miller
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infections: This is a misnomer. Many bacteria growing together often result in severe infections.This overgrowth results in skin death and severely damaged subcutaneous tissue. Any bacteria can live in water.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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