Septic Shock Due to Pasteurella multocida Bacteremia: A Case Report

Niyati Narsana; Faria Farhat


J Med Case Reports. 2015;9(159) 

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There is an increasing number of pets in American households leading to increased exposure to animals. This can increase the risk of developing infections, especially in the elderly and immunocompromised population. It is important to maintain appropriate hygiene to prevent transmission of infection from pets. Given the high mortality of this disease and increasing number of pets, it is important to have a high suspicion for pet-related infections such as Pasteurella multocida.