Problems of identification in clinical microbiology exemplified by pig bite wound infections.

@article{Lindberg1998ProblemsOI,
  title={Problems of identification in clinical microbiology exemplified by pig bite wound infections.},
  author={Jens Lindberg and Wilhelm C Frederiksen and Bente Gahrn-Hansen and Brita Bruun},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie : international journal of medical microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={288 4},
  pages={491-9}
}
Our experience from attempts to identify bacteria isolated from boar bite/gore wounds is the background for a discussion of identification problems. Some organisms, although not very common or well-known, can be identified when using commercial kits or conventional methods, provided they are sufficiently characterized, as exemplified by Pasteurella aerogenes isolated from cases 1 and 2. Some organisms may be wrongly identified, or not identified, by both commercial kits and conventional methods… CONTINUE READING