Lecture 26 Pasteurella

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Lecture 26 Pasteurella

  1. 1. ‫بسم ا الرحمن الرحيم‬ GENUS: PASTEURELLA Prof. Khalifa Sifaw Ghenghesh
  2. 2. Pasteurella multocida  Gram-negative, non-motile Coccobacilli  Aerobic and facultatively AnO2  A parasite of domestic and wild animals  May infect man >> after dog bite  Do not grow on MacConkey agar
  3. 3. Pathogenesis A local abscess at the site of dog or cat bite, with cellulitis, adenitis and osteomyelitis (sometimes)  Meningitis following head injury  Infection of the respiratory system >> penumonia, bronchitis etc…
  4. 4. Laboratory Diagnosis  Specimen – Swabs from bite wounds – CSF from cases of meningitis – Secretions from suppurative respiratory tract infections  Culture – Blood agar  Identification – Cultural and Biochemical tests
  5. 5. Treatment  Penicillin, Tetracycline, Erythromycin, TMP-SMZ  Osteomyelitis following dog or cat bite >> 8 weeks treatment
  6. 6. Treatment  Penicillin, Tetracycline, Erythromycin, TMP-SMZ  Osteomyelitis following dog or cat bite >> 8 weeks treatment

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