John Zurlo

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Pasteurella species

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Pasteurella infection? What should you expect to find? Pasteurella species most commonly cause skin and soft tissue infections following an animal bite or scratch, typically from a cat or dog. Pain, tenderness, swelling, and erythema often develop and progress rapidly. Localized lymphadenopathy…

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