A case of sepsis caused by Streptococcus canis in a dog owner: a first case report of sepsis without dog bite in Japan.

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A 91-year-old dog-owning woman with a history of hypertension and femoral neck fracture consulted our hospital with fever and femur pain with redness. Laboratory test results showed leukocytosis with 85% neutrophils and high values of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin. In addition, growth of Gram-positive streptococcus was observed in two independent… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10156-013-0625-6

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@article{Ohtaki2013ACO, title={A case of sepsis caused by Streptococcus canis in a dog owner: a first case report of sepsis without dog bite in Japan.}, author={Hirofumi Ohtaki and Kiyofumi Ohkusu and Hirotoshi Ohta and Takashi Miyazaki and Jun Yonetamari and Taro Usui and Ichiro Mori and Hiroyasu Ito and Tatsuo Ishizuka and Mitsuru Seishima}, journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy}, year={2013}, volume={19 6}, pages={1206-9} }