Early notice of flesh-eating bacteria may have saved mom
Lana Kuykendall, a 36-year-old mother to newborn twins, is in critical condition as she fights off a flesh-eating bacteria, just days after a Georgia woman was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis. NBC's Gabe Gutirrez reports.
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A South Carolina woman who gave birth to twins days ago is the latest victim of "flesh-eating bacteria." WLTX-TV in Columbia reports that Lana Kuykendall is being treated at Greenville Memorial Hospital. "Right now, just very worried, very upset,
In addition, medical professionals are so good at treating wounds that often, even if the body is infected with flesh-eating bacteria, the wound is cleaned up and rid of the bug before it does any damage, Schaffner says. Necrotizing fasciitis is never
This image provided by UTMB-Galveston shows a scanning electron microscopic image of WT (wild type) Aeromonas hydrophila strain SSU, the bacteria responsible for the flesh-eating disease that is usually caused by a strep germ. Buy Photo UTMB-Galveston,