Life-threatening respiratory pasteurellosis associated with palliative pet care.

Title

Life-threatening respiratory pasteurellosis associated with palliative pet care.

Creator

Myers Emily M; Ward Sarah L; Myers Joseph P

Publisher

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Date

2012
2012-03

Description

Pasteurella multocida is a zoonotic Gram-negative cocco-bacillus often associated with soft tissue infections due to dog and cat bites. Here we report 3 patients who developed life-threatening P. multocida respiratory tract infections after providing palliative care to their dying pets.

Subject

*Pasteurella multocida; Aged; Animals; Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use; Cats; Dogs; Female; Humans; Middle Aged; Pasteurella Infections/drug therapy/microbiology/*transmission; Pets/*microbiology; Respiratory Tract Infections/diagnosis/drug therapy/*microbiology; Zoonoses/microbiology/*transmission

Identifier

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

e55–57

Issue

6

Volume

54

Citation

Myers Emily M; Ward Sarah L; Myers Joseph P, “Life-threatening respiratory pasteurellosis associated with palliative pet care.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed November 27, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/4173.

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