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Document ID (ISN)70055
CIS number 97-2053
ISSN - Serial title 0036-5548 - Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ejlertsen T., et al.
Title Pasteurella aerogenes isolated from ulcers or wounds in humans with occupational exposure to pigs: A report of 7 Danish cases
Bibliographic information 1996, Vol.28, No.6, p.567-570. 16 ref.
Abstract A case report on seven Danish patients employed in livestock rearing who were bitten by pigs. Seven strains of Pasteurella aerogenes, rarely isolated from humans, were found in samples taken from the bite sites. Most bite wounds were located on the lower lateral part of the thigh. Abscess formation was the rule. Incision, drainage and antibiotic treatment were usually necessary.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; ulceration of the skin; microorganisms; swine
Descriptors (secondary) case study; antibiotic treatment; Denmark
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Livestock rearing
Animal hazards