a bacterium producing infections in bites or scratches by dogs or cats.
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Bergeyella zoohelcumA rod-shaped, aerobic, gram-negative, non-motile and non-saccharolytic bacterium, and zoonotic pathogen.
Isolated from the upper respiratory tract of dogs, cats and other mammals, and transmitted by animal parts, less commonly by food.
Cellulitis, leg abscess, tenosynovitis, septicemia, pneumonia, meningitis.
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Week·sel·la zo·o·hel·cum(wēk-sel'ă zō-ō-hel'kŭm)
A bacterium that produces infections in bites and scratches from dogs and cats.
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