Bacterial culture of blood from critically ill dogs and cats: 100 cases (1985-1987).

@article{Dow1989BacterialCO,
  title={Bacterial culture of blood from critically ill dogs and cats: 100 cases (1985-1987).},
  author={Steven Dow and Christine Robinette Curtis and R. L. Jones and Wayne E Wingfield},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1989},
  volume={195 1},
  pages={113-7}
}
Of 100 critically ill dogs and cats, 49 (39 dogs, 10 cats) had bacteremia. Gram-negative bacilli were the most common isolates from the bloodstream of dogs with bacteremia (46%), and gram-positive cocci and anaerobic bacteria were isolated from 36% and 31% of positive cultures, respectively; 15% of positive cultures were polymicrobial. In cats, gram-negative bacilli (especially Salmonella enteritidis) and anaerobic bacteria were the most common isolates, and 30% of positive cultures were… CONTINUE READING
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