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Research & Reviews  133 results

Routine use of 16S rRNA PCR and subsequent sequencing from blood samples in septic shoc...
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...

Outcome of human amniotic membrane wrap around neurorrhaphy in high radial nerve injury...
Injury Kalra P, Prakash S et. al.

Mar 8th, 2022 - Peripheral nerve injury due to animal bite is a rare phenomenon. Most animal bites are from dogs. Monkey bites constitute a common risk, second only to dog bites, among travelers. Peripheral nerve injuries may occur due to a combination of monkey'...

Animal bite wounds and their management in tropical Australia.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Vardanega J, Smith LK et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2022 - To define the microbiologic characteristics of animal bites in tropical Australia and the appropriateness of current Australian antimicrobial guidelines for their management. This retrospective audit examined hospitalizations in tropical Australia...

Penile Fracture and Trauma

Dec 27th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Traumatic penile injury can be due to multiple factors. Penile fracture, penile amputation, penetrating penile injuries, and penile soft tissue injuries are considered urologic emergencies and typically require surgical interve...

Rabies mortality and morbidity associated with animal bites in Africa: a case for integ...
BMJ Open; Nyasulu PS, Weyer J et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - The objective of this scoping review was to map the current situation and available evidence and gaps on rabies morbidity, mortality, integrated rabies surveillance programmes, and existing prevention and control strategies in Africa. We conducted...

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Guidelines  1 results

Biting the hand that feeds you: Management of human and animal bites.
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  27 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Routine Antibiotic vs. Directed Antibiotic Treatment in Snake Bite

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

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?

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

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

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

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  7 results see all →