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==Background==
==Background==
*[[Gram negative]] rod transmitted through dog bites
*[[Gram negative]] rod transmitted through dog bites
*Presents commonly as septic shock, multiorgan system failure, gangrene, meningitis
*Presents commonly as [[septic shock]], multiorgan system failure, [[gangrene]], [[meningitis]]
*Supportive therapy, antibiotics
*Supportive therapy, [[antibiotics]]
*Mortality 26-30%
*Mortality 26-30%


===Risk factors===
===Risk factors===
*Splenectomy
*[[Splenectomy]], hyposplenism
*Hyposplenism
*[[Alcoholism]]
*Alcoholism


==[[Antibiotic Sensitivities]]<ref>Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014</ref>==
==[[Antibiotic Sensitivities]]<ref>Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014</ref>==

Latest revision as of 14:59, 1 September 2019

Background

Risk factors

Antibiotic Sensitivities[1]

Table Overview

See Also

References

  • EBMedicine
  1. Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014