What really caused this woman's Capnocytophaga canimorsus septicemia?

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Abstract

Most human infections with Capnocytophaga canimorsus are caused by dog bites. However, even a mere exposure to a dog's saliva through an existing wound can cause serious infection, typically in immunocompromised persons. The case presented involves an elderly woman with septicemia caused by C canimorsus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-253
Number of pages3
JournalInfections in Medicine
Volume24
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007

Keywords

  • Capnocytophaga canimorsus
  • Septicemia
  • Wound infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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