A young boy was at the playground when he felt a sharp pain on his leg. Upon inspection, his mother realized he was stung by a bee. They went home and she carefully removed the stinger and washed the site well. Within a week, the site became swollen and painful; a red line appeared at the site, trailing up his leg.
a. Explain what condition the young boy appears to suffering from and the most likely causative agent involved.
b. Discuss how the microbe may have gained access to the portal of entry.