Acute epiglottitis due to Pasteurella multocida in an adult without animal exposure.


To the Editor: Pasteurella multocida infection in humans usually involves animal contact, most commonly with a domestic dog or cat (1). Epiglottitis due to human P. multocida infection associated with animal contact is very rare (2-4). We report a case of epiglottitis due to P. multocida not associated with animal contact. A 44-year-old patient was admitted… (More)


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