Which common bacteria cause wound infections from swine bites?

Updated: Sep 18, 2018
  • Author: Alisha Perkins Garth, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Answer

Common bacteria involved in swine bite wound infections include the following:

  • Pasteurella aerogenes

  • Pasteurella multocida

  • Bacteroides species

  • Proteus species

  • Actinobacillus suis

  • Streptococcus species

  • Flavobacterium species

  • Mycoplasma species


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