Dog Bites: Hidden Danger of Fulminant Sepsis

  title={Dog Bites: Hidden Danger of Fulminant Sepsis},
  author={R. Tisovec and R. Kakaiya},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine},
  pages={152 - 153}
Dog bites are a common problem in family practice. Although the summer months often show a seasonal increase in the number of bites seen, they can and do occur at any time during the year. Often the family pet, not a stray animal, inflicts the bite. Because many dog owners have their pets vaccinated and know whether their pet has been exposed to rabies, victims bitten by the family dog are likely to assume that they cannot be infected. This assumption, however, is not valid. The danger of not… Expand
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