Pasteurellosis (see Pasteurellosis of Sheep and Goats and see Pasteurellosis)

Bacterial Diseases
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Animals Involved

Many species of domestic and wild animals, including dogs, cats, livestock, rabbits, birds

Known Distributions

Worldwide

Probable Means of Spreading

Wounds, scratches, bites, close contact with mucus membranes

Clinical Manifestations in People

Wound infections, cellulitis most common; other syndromes possible, including osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, sepsis, meningitis, respiratory disease; systemic conditions more common in immunocompromised

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