J Anesth 2022 Jun 23;36(3):428-431. Epub 2022 Mar 23.
Division of Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Research and Development Center for New Medical Frontiers, Kitasato University, School of Medicine, 1-15-1 Kitasato Minami-ku, Sagamihara City, Kanagawa, 252-0375, Japan.
Pasteurella is a gram-negative coccobacillus that is commonly transmitted through cat and dog bites and causes various diseases in humans. In the present case, kissing an animal caused Pasteurella multocida infection, leading to sepsis and cardiogenic shock. We used venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) to support the cardiovascular system until recovery. Read More