Hossam M.Al-Tatari, M.D.
Open thumb fracture resulting from an alligator bite became infected with Aeromonas hydrophila, Enterobacter agglomerans, and Citrobacter diversus.
Cultures obtained from the mouth of ten alligators !!!
Initial empiric therapy after alligator bites should be directed at gram-negative species,
Initial antibiotic therapy for alligator bites: characterization of the oral flora of Alligator mississippiensis. Flandry F, et al Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La.