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Is necrotising fasciitis caused by gram negative or gram positive bacteria?

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In brief: Both

Necrotising fasciitis is usually caused by a combination of multiple bacteria that support each others growth and spread and causing serious tissue damage.

In brief: Both

Necrotising fasciitis is usually caused by a combination of multiple bacteria that support each others growth and spread and causing serious tissue damage.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually gram positiv

It is usually due to gram positive bacteria such as group a strep.
However with more extensive disease usually multiple organisms are involved, .

In brief: Usually gram positiv

It is usually due to gram positive bacteria such as group a strep.
However with more extensive disease usually multiple organisms are involved, .
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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