Editor’s note: This is the information we have on Elizabethkingia as of March 16, 2016. We will provide updated information as it is discovered.
Elizabethkingia is a group of bacterial bloodstream infections that has been making headlines because of an outbreak in southern and southeastern Wisconsin. Most patients acquiring the infection are over age 65 and have an underlying severe illness.
In this video, Dr. Thomas Fritsche, a Marshfield Clinic pathologist, shares the information you need to know.