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Pasteurella pneumotropica: meningitis following a dog bite.
  1. E. J. Minton
  1. Infectious Diseases Unit, City Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.


    A 38 year old man developed meningitis following a dog bite. Pasteurella pneumotropica, usually an animal pathogen, was isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid. The patient made a complete recovery after antibiotic therapy. The relevant literature is reviewed.

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