What are the causes of Pasteurella multocida infection?

Updated: Nov 07, 2019
  • Author: Sara L Cross, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Causes of P multocida infection include the following:

  • Dog bite or lick

  • Cat bite, lick, or scratch

  • Idiopathic (no history of pet exposure)

  • Immunosuppression

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