Capnocytophaga canimorsus: Difference between revisions

No edit summary
Line 1: Line 1:
==Background==
==Background==
*[[Gram negative]] rod transmitted through dog bites
*[[Gram negative]] rod transmitted through dog bites
*Risk factors:
**Splenectomy
**Hyposplenism
**Alcoholism
*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===
*Splenectomy
*Hyposplenism
*Alcoholism


==[[Antibiotic Sensitivities]]<ref>Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014</ref>==
==[[Antibiotic Sensitivities]]<ref>Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014</ref>==
{| class="wikitable"
{| class="wikitable"
*Penicillin G
*[[Penicillin G]]
*Augmentin
*[[Augmentin]]
*Carbapenems
*[[Carbapenems]]


==Table Overview==
==Table Overview==

Revision as of 11:30, 28 April 2016

Background

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

Risk factors

  • Splenectomy
  • Hyposplenism
  • Alcoholism

Antibiotic Sensitivities[1]

Table Overview

See Also

References

  • EBMedicine
  1. Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2014