NewsDesk @bactiman63 A 56-year-old Chelmsford, Sudbury, Ontario man died just days after being accidentally bitten by his own dog, according to a Sudbury.com report. He succumbed to an rare infection...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent fatal case of Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a 63-year-old, immunocompetent German man led me to do this reminder video on this potentially lethal bacterium. In...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews An Ohio woman has been left without her limbs following a rare bacterial infection contracted from a lick from her dog. According to a Fox 8 Cleveland report,...

On this weekend’s show I look at several topics in the world of infectious diseases. The measles outbreaks here and abroad are a concern for many and I look at the latest from the US and the Philippines. I...

Earlier this month, we reported on a West Bend, WI who lost both hands and his lower legs due to sepsis from an infection with the bacterium, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, presumably from a lick from his...

Last week I reported on a Wisconsin man who contracted a very serious infection with the bacterium, Capnocytophaga canimorsus and quickly went into septic shock. It is suspected he contracted the bacterium...

Man and dog – a relationship that is nearly as old as time itself. Protector of our homes, pulling our sleds, finding missing people in rubble after an earthquake, dogs have been invaluable to the...

A recently published case reported last week in the journal BMJ Case Reports, describes the rare, yet very serious infection that can be contracted by “man’s best friend”. The case...

Man and dog—a relationship that is nearly as old as time itself. Protector of our homes, pulling our sleds, finding missing people in rubble after an earthquake, dogs have been invaluable to the human...