Capnocytophaga canimorsus septicemia: Fifth report of a cat-associated infection and five other cases


Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a fastidious, slow-growing, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that belongs to the normal oral flora of dogs and cats. Human septicemic infections are associated with a high mortality; most cases occur in immunocompromised patients with a history of dog bite. The fifth case of cat-associated septicemia caused byCapnocytophaga… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02113430


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