KEGG   DISEASE: Pasteurellosis
Entry
H00306                      Disease                                

Name
Pasteurellosis
Description
Pasteurella species are gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacilli found in the animal's oral cavity. Most human infections are caused by dog or cat bites. Disseminated Pasteurella infections can lead to serious diseases including septic shock and meningitis mostly in infants and pregnant women.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H00306  Pasteurellosis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
   1B99  Pasteurellosis
    H00306  Pasteurellosis
Pathogen
Pasteurella multocida [GN:pmu pmv pmul]
Pasteurella canis
Pasteurella multocida subsp septica
Pasteurella stomatis
Pasteurella dagmatis
Drug
Penicillin G potassium [DR:D01053]
Penicillin G sodium [DR:D05408]
Comment
Pasteurella are usually not susceptible to dicloxacillin, cephalexin, clindamycin, or erythromycin.
Potential virulence factors include capsular lipopolysaccharide, a cytotoxin, and iron acquisition proteins.
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B99
ICD-10: A28.0
MeSH: D010326 D012766
Reference
PMID:6371440
  Authors
Weber DJ, Wolfson JS, Swartz MN, Hooper DC
  Title
Pasteurella multocida infections. Report of 34 cases and review of the literature.
  Journal
Medicine (Baltimore) 63:133-54 (1984)
Reference
  Authors
Oehler RL, Velez AP, Mizrachi M, Lamarche J, Gompf S
  Title
Bite-related and septic syndromes caused by cats and dogs.
  Journal
Lancet Infect Dis 9:439-47 (2009)
DOI:10.1016/S1473-3099(09)70110-0

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