The genus Pasteurella consists of small gram-negative bacteria that appear microscopically as coccobacilli. They are commonly found as normal flora in the oral cavities and gastrointestinal tracts of a variety of wild and domestic animals. The most frequent human pathogen is Pasteurella multocida. Infection in humans most commonly presents as a localized cutaneous or subcutaneous abscess after a cat or dog bite or scratch ....
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