Case Report
Human infection by Pasteurella canis – A case report
Ana Faceiraa,b,, , Sara P??voac, Pedro Souteirod, Filipa Ceiae, Susana Ferreiraa
a Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de S??o Jo??o, Porto, Portugal
b Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
c Oncology Department, Hospital de S??o Jo??o, Porto, Portugal
d Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Department, Hospital de S??o Jo??o, Porto, Portugal
e Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital de S??o Jo??o, Porto, Portugal
Received 07 November 2016, Accepted 16 January 2017
Abstract

Pasteurella species are a component of the normal oropharyngeal flora in canine animals. In humans, the skin and soft tissue are the most common sites for Pasteurella infection and, less commonly, the respiratory tract can also be affected. We report a case of pneumonia by Pasteurella canis in a chronic respiratory disease patient with a history of permanent contact with a dog.

Keywords
Pasteurella canis, Bacteremia, Pneumonia

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