erysipelas

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an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes

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cases Zoonoses 15 (25) Coxiella burnetti ([dagger]) 5 Bartonella henselae ([dagger]) 4 Streptococcus suis 4 Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae ([dagger]) 1 Campylobacter fetus ([dagger]) 1 Nonzoonoses 45 (75) Enterococcus faecalis 6 Enterococcus spp.
8:45 ANTIBODY TITERS IN FOUR DIFFERENT POPULATIONS OF ATLANTIC BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS' (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS) SERUM SAMPLES TO ERYSIPELOTHRIX RHUSIOPATHIAE
Necrotizing fasciitis was diagnosed surgically and histopathologically, with Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae being the predominant organism.
Organisms associated with the gastrointestinal tract of swine, such as Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Yersinia enterocolitica, Salmonella species, Streptococcus suis, and hepatitis E virus, may be passed to humans by direct contact with either saliva or fecal wastes or by media contaminated with these materials.
Clinical findings, gross necropsy changes, cytology, histopathology, and bacterial culture confirmed systemic disease caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.
dagger]) Other category includes Bifidobacterium (2), Brevibacterium (2), Actinomyces (1), Aureobacterium (1), Erysipelothrix (1), Eubacterium (1), and Oerskovia spp.
For some other etiologic agents, both animals and abiotic environment can be the reservoir (Listeria, Erysipelothrix, Yersinia pseudo-tuberculosis, Burkholderia pseudomallei, and Rhodococcus equi), and the diseases might be, in fact, called saprozoonosis (not sensu 9) in that their source can be either an animal or an abiotic substrate.
In addition to the pathogens listed by Grant and Olsen and the agents listed in this letter, some other zoonotic agents present (at least in Central Europe) are cowpox (mainly acquired from cats; 4-6) and parapox viruses, lymphocytic choriomeningitis vires, Newcastle disease virus, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, and Capillaria hepatica (7).