A case of lower respiratory tract infection with canine-associated pasteurella canis in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Sevitha Bhat, Preetam R. Acharya, Dhanashree Biranthabail, Aseem Rangnekar, Sachin Shiragavi

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)DD03-DD04
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-08-2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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