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Necrotising fasciitis with sub-periosteal Streptococcus canis infection in two puppies

Kulendra, E R and Corr, S A (2008) Necrotising fasciitis with sub-periosteal Streptococcus canis infection in two puppies. VETERINARY AND COMPARATIVE ORTHOPAEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY, 21 (5). pp. 474-477.

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Abstract

Necrotising fasciitis is an uncommon and potentially devastating disease which has been infrequently reported in animals. This brief communication describes on unusual presentation of necrotising fasciitis in two immature Bull Terriers. Both animals were admitted with a history of minimal trauma yet rapidly progressive, localising, disproportionate pain. Streptococcus canis was cultured from sub-periosteal fluid-filled pockets surrounding the femur in both cases.

Item Type: Article
RVC Publication Type: Research (full) paper
WoS ID: 000261824600017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3415/vcot-07-05-0043
Departments: Clinical Sciences and Services
Depositing User: RVC Auto-import
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 18:46
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2016 05:02
URI: http://researchonline.rvc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1532