infections in humans and animals (type A) (Stevens et al. 2012; Navarro et al. 2018; Rood et al. 2018).
The term necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTI) comprises a group of diseases (especially necrotizing fasciitis – NF) causing rapid and extensive soft tissue necrosis, which often leads to systemic infection, shock, and multiple organ failure, and ultimately, death (Stevens et al. 2017). These infections have different causes, risk factors, location, and pathomechanisms. NSTIs are often divided into
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