Gram-negative toe web infection

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Gram-negative toe web infection is a cutaneous condition that often begins with dermatophytosis.[1]:272

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Gram-negative toe web infection is a relatively common infection. It is commonly found on people who are engaged in athletic activities while wearing closed-toe or tight fitting shoes. It grows in a moist environment. Gram-negative is mixed bacterial infection with the following organisms:

  • Moraxella
  • Alcaligenes
  • Acinetobacter
  • Pseudomonas
  • Proteus
  • Erwinia

This mixing of infection and organisms may also cause a mild secondary infection of tinea pedis.[2]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ "Gram-Negative Toe Web Infection". WebMD LLC. Retrieved 10 January 2013.