Capnocytophaga

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Capnocytophaga

[‚kap·nō‚sī′täf·ə·gə]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria comprising fusiform, fermentative, gram-negative rods which require carbon dioxide for growth and show gliding motility.
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The remaining organisms recovered were Staphylococcus aureus (2), coagulase-negative staphylococci (2), Bacteroides fragilis (1), Proteus mirabilis (1), Klebsiella pneumoniae (1), Streptococcus pneumoniae (1), Enterococcus faecalis (1), Propionibacterium acnes (1), and Capnocytophaga canimorsus (1) (Table 1).
The most common organisms in the hospital sepsis cohort Organism n Escherichia coli 3 Alpha streptococci 3 Beta hemolytic streptococci 3 Staphylococcus aureus 2 Coagulase-negative staphylococci 2 Bacteroides fragilis 1 Proteus mirabilis 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 Streptococcus pneumoniae 1 Enterococcus faecalis 1 Propionibacterium acnes 1 Capnocytophaga canimorsus 1
2 Clostridium perfringens Capnocytophaga canimorsus Haemophilus influenzae Legionella spp.
Aureus, Streptokok turleri ve Capnocytophaga canimorsus izole edilebilmektedir.
Bock was diagnosed with Capnocytophaga canimorsus sepsis which is a bacterium commonly found in the saliva of cats and dogs.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus bacteraemia demonstrated by a positive blood smear.
6,7) In those examples, the culprit organism was found to be the Gram-negative Capnocytophaga canimorsus, which is a normal part of the canine flora.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a fastidious microaerophilic, non-spore-forming gram-negative rod that is 1 to 3 pm long, is oxidase and catalase positive, and is capable of gliding motility under the microscope.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus infections in humans have been associated with being licked by or sleeping with a dog or cat.
We reviewed clinical and epidemiologic features of 56 human Capnocytophaga canimorsus isolates submitted during a 32-year period to California's Microbial Diseases Laboratory for identification.