Pasteurella multocida Bacteremia in a Patient with Diabetic Foot Infection
Keywords:Ampicillin-sulbactam, bacteremia, diabetes mellitus, Pasteurella multocida
Human infection by Pasteurella multocida is commonly associated with cat or dog bite. This is the case report of a 57-year-old lady with chronic diabetes mellitus and hypertension presented with non-healing left leg ulcer for three weeks duration. A Pasteurella multocida bacterium was isolated in the Microbiology Laboratory from her blood specimen. Diagnosis and management of the patient are discussed.
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.16(3) 2017 p.474-476
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