• Vol. 37 No. 3, 251–252
  • 15 March 2008

Erysipelothrix rhuseopathiae Septicaemia with Prolonged Hypotension: A Case Report


Erysipelothrix sp. is a gram-positive, non-spore forming bacterium that was first isolated by Robert Koch. It has the unusual ability to infect a large variety of vertebrate and invertebrate animals, including various species of domestic and wild animals, mainly swine, cattle, fish and birds.

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