Pasteurella multocida Bacteremia in a Patient with Diabetic Foot Infection

Authors

  • Ezura Madiana Md Monoto Department of Family Medicine, UKM Medical Centre, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Asrul Abdul Wahab Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, UKM Medical Centre, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Md Mostafizur Rahman Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, UKM Medical Centre, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i3.32879

Keywords:

Ampicillin-sulbactam, bacteremia, diabetes mellitus, Pasteurella multocida

Abstract

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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Author Biography

Ezura Madiana Md Monoto, Department of Family Medicine, UKM Medical Centre, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur



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Published

2017-06-09

How to Cite

Md Monoto, E. M., Wahab, A. A., & Rahman, M. M. (2017). Pasteurella multocida Bacteremia in a Patient with Diabetic Foot Infection. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 16(3), 474–476. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i3.32879

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Case Reports