Infectious Disease Compendium

Flavobacterium

Microbiology

Pig mouths, water, fish. Flavobacterium meningosepticum plus 130 more.

Epidemiologic Risks

Found in soil and fresh water. A fish pathogen.

Pig bite (PubMed).

Syndromes

Infection from...... pig bite. Good guess. Occasional nosocomial infection or water associated. There was one outbreak from contaminated distilled water (PubMed).

Treatment

It depends on which strain.

Notes

On strain can eat nylon.

Last update: 05/05/18