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Research & Reviews  134 results

Pasteurella Multocida Infection
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/224920-overview

Jul 26th, 2022 - Background Pasteurella multocida is a small, gram-negative, nonmotile, non–spore-forming coccobacillus with bipolar staining features. The bacteria typically appear as single bacilli on Gram stain; however, pairs and short chains also can be seen....

Pasteurella Multocida Infection
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/224920-print

Jul 26th, 2022 - Background Pasteurella multocida is a small, gram-negative, nonmotile, non–spore-forming coccobacillus with bipolar staining features. The bacteria typically appear as single bacilli on Gram stain; however, pairs and short chains also can be seen....

Pasteurella Multocida Infection
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/224920-overview

Jul 26th, 2022 - Background Pasteurella multocida is a small, gram-negative, nonmotile, non–spore-forming coccobacillus with bipolar staining features. The bacteria typically appear as single bacilli on Gram stain; however, pairs and short chains also can be seen....

An analysis of government-sponsored health insurance enrolment and claims data from Meg...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268858
PloS One; Dutta EK, Kumar S et. al.

Jun 4th, 2022 - The Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) was launched in 2013 in the North-East Indian state of Meghalaya to reduce household out-of-pocket expenditure on health and provide access to high-quality essential healthcare. Despite substantial expansio...

Routine use of 16S rRNA PCR and subsequent sequencing from blood samples in septic shoc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8994385
BMC Infectious Diseases; Martins-Baltar A, Meyer S et. al.

Apr 11th, 2022 - Capnocytophaga canimorsus infection happens frequently in immunosuppressed patients with reported domestic animal bites. Clinical presentation ranges from simple cellulitis to fulminant septic shock with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, wi...

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Guidelines  1 results

Biting the hand that feeds you: Management of human and animal bites.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.11.045
Injury Elcock KL, Reid J et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Bites from animal and humans represent a very small proportion of all the patients presenting to emergency departments, However, they require prompt medical and surgical intervention in order to minimise the risk of infection, that may lead to lim...

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Drugs  29 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Routine Antibiotic vs. Directed Antibiotic Treatment in Snake Bite
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02570347

Aug 12th, 2020 - Snake bite is a common clinical problem in India and elsewhere, affecting agricultural workers and rural population, resulting in thousands of deaths every year. Apart from causing systemic manifestations such as coagulopathy, acute renal failure,...

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News  13 results

Watch - Rabies in Haiti
https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/539786

Rabies in dogs is increasing in Haiti. To prevent rabies, travelers should avoid all contact with dogs and cats (including puppies and kittens) while in Haiti. Seek immediate medical attention for all animal bites or scratches.

Rabies Is Terrifying but Rare. Are We Overtreating It?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946066

Feb 18th, 2021 - Rabies is a terrifying disease. Once the virus enters a human host — typically by way of a bite from an infected animal — it creeps along from nerve cell to nerve cell until it reaches the brain. It usually takes a month or more for symptoms to sh...

NICE Issues New Guideline on Antimicrobial Prescribing for Human and Animal Bites
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940487

Nov 6th, 2020 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance setting out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites in adults and children. Metronidazole 400 mg three times a day. First-choice intra...

Fast Five Quiz: Dog and Cat Bites
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/933344_2

Jul 9th, 2020 - Pasteurella multocida infection is the most common infection contracted from cat bites. It may also be complicated by sepsis. Wound infections associated with animal bites usually have a polymicrobial etiology. Complications include rapidly progre...

New Rabies Test May Transform Animal-Bite Treatment
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/72907

May 16th, 2018 - A molecular test for rabies infection in animals that's dramatically easier to perform than current assays showed high sensitivity and specificity in analyzing real-world samples, CDC researchers said. In a press release announcing the results, th...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →