Small gram negative rods. About half with have a pit in the middle of the agar colonies.
May be found where ever aspiration or spit is found.
Is part of infections after some poor drunken fool punches another drunken fool in the mouth and ends up with a hand infection (see Bites, human).
Needle lickers have had osteomyelitis (PubMed).
Is not treated by first generation cephalosporins, such as you might give to the above mentioned drunken fool who presents to you ER with a hand infection and an allergy to penicillin. See Human Bite for further information.
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Last Update: 04/26/18.