Wound: Pasteurella multocida – Shipped May 2011
The challenge was sent to category A and B laboratories. The sample was a simulated cat bite wound swab from a 27 year old veterinarian assistant.
Participants were expected to isolate and identify Pasteurella multocida and report or comment on antimicrobial susceptibility.
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M111-3
- Pasteurella multocida characteristically produces localized skin and soft tissue infection that develops rapidly, with or without systemic effects.