Deep Wound: Pasteurella multocida – Shipped February 13, 2018 –
A simulated deep wound collected from 57 year old male with dog bite was sent to category A laboratories.
Participants were expected to isolate, identify and report the presence of Pasteurella multocida.
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M174-4
- Most bite wound infections are polymicrobial with aerobic and anaerobic pathogens.
- Pasteurella species are among the most commonly isolated microbes from dog and cat bites.