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Volume 8, Number 2—February 2002

Research

Clinical Significance and Epidemiology of NO-1, an Unusual Bacterium Associated with Dog and Cat Bites

Robyn M. Kaiser, Robert L. Garman, Michael G. Bruce, Robbin S. Weyant, and David A. AshfordComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA USA;

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Table 2

Description of all bacterial isolates cultured from infected wounds

Case no. Bacterial organisms cultured
1 No documentation of culture results in record
2 Light Weeksella zoohelcum; light fastidious gram-negative bacillia
3 Few fastidious gram-negative rodsa; coagulase-negative Staphylococci on subculture only
4 No growth of organisms noted in record
5 Enterics, few gram-positive cocci; some polymorphic gram-negative rodsa
6 Light growth of gram-negative bacillia
7 No documentation of culture results in record
8 Three types of gram-negative rodsa
9 Few unidentified gram-negative rodsa; few mixed aerobic skin flora
10 Rare Eikenella corrodens; few gram-negative bacillia
11 Moderate growth of gram-negative bacillia
12 Numerous Pasteurella multocida; rare Staphylococcus aureus; few gram-negative rodsa; numerous Corynebacterium species

aIdentified as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention group nonoxidizer 1 (NO-1).

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