Revista chilena de infectología
versión impresa ISSN 0716-1018
BRAUN J, Stephanie et al. Pasteurella spp Infections: Report of 20 Cases. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2002, vol.19, n.2, pp. 74-78. ISSN 0716-1018. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-10182002000200002.
Pasteurella spp is a common cause of infection following animal bites. We report 20 cases of infections in which Pasteurella spp was isolated during a 15-year period at the Hospital Militar in Santiago. Sixteen patients had soft tissue and bone infections, two respiratory tract infections, one bacteremia without known localized site and one postoperative wound infection. The demographic and clinical characteristics are described.
Palabras clave : Pasteurella spp; Infection in bite wounds; Soft-skin tissue infections.