Model Loses Hands and Feet to Pseudomonas Infection

January 22, 2009

FoxNews this morning issued a report that Mariana Bridi da Costa has died. For an update, CLICK HERE.

An infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa necessitated the amputation of the hands and feet of a 20-year-old Brazilian model. News reports say that Mariana Bridi da Costa was initially diagnosed with kidney stones and then a urinary tract infection in late December. Physicians later discovered that septicemia had set into her limbs. To read the complete news item from FoxNews, CLICK HERE.