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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Dog saliva can carry a variety of microorganisms that can be transmitted to humans, including the bacteria Campylobacter, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, Clostridium, E.
An emerging zoonotic cause of sepsis, endocarditis, and meningitis is Capnocytophaga canimorsus, a Gram (-) bacterium first named in 1989.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a gram-negative, rod-shaped, usually commensal bacteria of dog and cat oral flora that causes rare but potentially severe infections in humans (1,2).
The bacteria, called Capnocytophaga canimorsus, "just attacked him," Dawn said, and it did so quickly and aggressively.
Doctors diagnosed Manteufel with a rare blood infection caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus, which is commonly found in the saliva of most healthy dogs and is usually not harmful to humans, the Post reported.
Jaco, of Chorlton, Manchester, developed sepsis after a rare reaction to Capnocytophaga canimorsus, carried by up to three-quarters of dogs.
Butler, "Capnocytophaga canimorsus: an emerging cause of sepsis, meningitis, and post-splenectomy infection after dog bites," European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases: official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Due to the microbiological findings, in particular the Gram-negative rods in the blood smear, a new suspicion of an infection with Capnocytophaga canimorsus (CC) arose, a bacterium that occurs physiologically in the oral mucosa of cats and dogs and can result in septic shock in immunosuppressed patients.
In Capnocytophaga canimorsus, a member of the Bacteroidetes, a polysaccharide utilization system uses serotransferrin as an iron source [32].
Infecciones asociados a mascotas Perros Gatos Capnocytophaga canimorsus Bartonelosis Cryptosporidiosis Campylobacteriosis Ectoparasitos Capnocytophaga canimorsus Ehrlichiosis Cryptosporidiosis Giardosis Ectoparasitos Hidatidosis Pasteurelosis Larva migrans cutanea Rabia Leptospirosis Tina Pasteurelosis Toxocariasis Rabia Toxoplasmosis Toxocariasis Tina Fuente: Dabanch (2003) Figura 2.
number Source organism 1 Sphingobacterium spiritivorum 2 Desulfuromonas acetoxidans 3 Capnocytophaga canimorsus 4 Chlorobium phaeobacteroides 5 Prosthecochloris aestuarii 6 Myroides odoratus 7 Riemerella anatipestifer 8 Flavobacteria bacterium 9 Chlorobium limicola 10 Zobellia galactanivorans 11 Chryseobacterium gleum 12 Cellulophaga lytica 13 Mesoflavibacter zeaxanthinifaciens 14 Zunongwangia profunda 15 Cyanothece sp.
Comunmente, los pacientes asplenicos o cirroticos que presentan heridas triviales estan en mayor riesgo de desarrollar sepsis por Capnocytophaga canimorsus (fermentadora disgonica de tipo 2 o DF2)[5].