CAPNOCYTOPHAGA CANIMORSUS: WHAT IT IS, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Capnocytophaga canimorsus: what it is, symptoms and treatment



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Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a bacterium present in the gums of dogs and cats and can be transmitted to people through licking and scratching, for example, causing symptoms such as diarrhea, fever and vomiting, for example. This bacteria does not normally cause symptoms in animals and does not always cause symptoms in person, only when the person has some condition that decreases the immune system, facilitating the spread of this bacterium through the bloodstream