Case Rep Infect Dis 2021 10;2021:9932170. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
Section of Infectious Diseases, Medical Service, Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, 921 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA.
. Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a fastidious, slow-growing, Gram-negative rod that is a commensal bacterium in normal gingival flora of canine and feline species. Infection with the organism may cause disease ranging from flu-like symptoms to disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), fulminant sepsis, meningitis, and endocarditis with an overall fatality rate of 6-26%. Read More