Skin infection caused by a novel strain of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in a Siberian husky dog owner

@article{Robb2017SkinIC,
  title={Skin infection caused by a novel strain of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in a Siberian husky dog owner},
  author={A. Robb and E. D. Wright and A. Foster and R. Walker and C. Malone},
  journal={JMM Case Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={4}
}
Introduction. Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, an opportunistic pathogen of dogs and cats, is rarely reported to cause infection in humans. Here, we describe a case of severe skin infection caused by S. pseudintermedius, in a 47-year-old male, a dog owner; to the best of our knowledge, this is the first such case reported from Scotland. Case presentation. The patient presented with a short history of a severe ecthyma-like lesion on his forehead, with smaller lesions on his abdomen and legs… Expand
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