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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 10, Issue 3, April 2014 pp 436-437

Research Article

Botryomycosis Due to Staphylococcus Aureus –  A Case Report


Monika Srivastava1, Vishvesh P. Bansal2, Harish S. Ghogare2, J. K. Mishra3

1Senior Resident, 2Associate Professor, 3Assistant Lecturer

Department of Microbiology, MGM Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Botryomycosis is a rare granulomatous disease. We report a patient with multiple discharging sinuses and oedema on the back following trauma. Microbiological examination revealed Staphylococcus aureus as the causative agent. The patient responded to antibiotic co-trimoxazole.