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<i>Pasteurella multocida</i> Sepsis and Meningitis in 2-Month-Old Twin Infants after Household Exposure to a Slaughtered Sheep

Christelle Guillet, Olivier Join-Lambert, Etienne Carbonnelle, Agnès Ferroni and Anne Vaché

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 45, issue 6, pages e80-e81
Published in print September 2007 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online September 2007 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/520979
Pasteurella multocida Sepsis and Meningitis in 2-Month-Old Twin Infants after Household Exposure to a Slaughtered Sheep

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This article outlines 2 cases of Pasteurella multocida sepsis and meningitis in 2-month-old twins after their father was exposed to a sheep during a sacrifice celebration at home. These cases emphasize the necessity of respecting basic hygiene rules and the danger involved in animal sacrifice without suitable professional structure.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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