A Case of Lower Respiratory Tract Infection with Canine-associated Pasteurella canis in a Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Bhat, Sevitha and Acharya, Preetam Rajgopal and Biranthabail, Dhanashree and Rangneka, Aseem and Shiragavi, Sachin (2015) A Case of Lower Respiratory Tract Infection with Canine-associated Pasteurella canis in a Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 9 (8). DD03-DD04. ISSN 0973-709X

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Abstract

This is the report of lower respiratory tract infection with Pasteurella canis in a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient with history of casual exposure to cats. Pasteurella species are part of the oral and gastrointestinal flora in the canine animals. These organisms are usually implicated in wound infection following animal bites, but can also be associated with a variety of infections including respiratory tract infections.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Canine animals, Doxycycline, Vitek 2 system
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pulmonary Medicine
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2015 05:28
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 05:28
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143760

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