Capnocytophaga Infection Resources

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Janda JM, Graves MH, Lindquist D, Probert WS. Diagnosing Capnocytophaga canimorsus infections. Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Feb;12(2):340-2.


Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis Misdiagnosed as Plague—New Mexico, 1992. MMWR 1993 42(04);72-73.

Other References

Dupin C, Tamanai-Shacoori Z, Ehrmann E, Dupont A, Barloy-Hubler F, Bousarghin L, Bonnaure-Mallet M, Jolivet-Gougeon A. Oral Gram-negative anaerobic bacilli as a reservoir of β-lactam resistance genes facilitating infections with multiresistant bacteria. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2015 Feb;45(2):99-105.

Gaastra W, Lipman LJ. Capnocytophaga canimorsus. Vet Microbiol. 2010 Jan 27;140(3-4):339-46.

Gasch O, Fernández N, Armisen A, Verdaguer R, Fernández P. Community-acquired Capnocytophaga canimorsus meningitis in adults: report of one case with a subacute course and deafness, and literature review. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2009 Jan;27(1):33-6.

Hloch O, Mokra D, Masopust J, Hasa J, Charvat J. Antibiotic treatment following a dog bite in an immunocompromized patient in order to prevent Capnocytophaga canimorsus infection: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Jul 5;7:432. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-432.

Jolivet-Gougeon A, Sixou JL, Tamanai-Shacoori Z, Bonnaure-Mallet M. Antimicrobial treatment of Capnocytophaga infections. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2007 Apr;29(4):367-73.

Lopez E, Raymond J, Patkai J, El Ayoubi M, Schmitz T, Moriette G, Jarreau PH. Capnocytophaga species and preterm birth: case series and review of the literature. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Oct;16(10):1539-43.

Mekouar H, Voortman G, Bernard P, Hutchings G, Boeras A, Rodriguez-Villalobos H. Capnocytophaga species and perinatal infections: case report and review of the literature. Acta Clin Belg. 2012 Jan-Feb;67(1):42-5.

Oehler RL, Velez AP, Mizrachi M, Lamarche J, Gompf S. Bite-related and septic syndromes caused by cats and dogs. Lancet Infect Dis. 2009 Jul;9(7):439-47.

Piau C, Arvieux C, Bonnaure-Mallet M, Jolivet-Gougeon A. Capnocytophaga spp. involvement in bone infections: a review. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013 Jun;41(6):509-15.

Popiel KY, Vinh DC. ‘Bobo-Newton syndrome’: An unwanted gift from man’s best friend. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2013 Winter;24(4):209-14.

Sabbatani S, Manfredi R, Frank G, Chiodo F. Capnocytophaga spp. brain abscess in an immunocompetent host: problems in antimicrobial chemotherapy and literature review. J Chemother. 2004 Oct;16(5):497-501.

Ugai T, Sugihara H, Nishida Y, Yamakura M, Takeuchi M, Matsue K. Capnocytophaga canimorsus sepsis following BMT in a patient with AML: possible association with functional asplenia. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2014 Jan;49(1):153-4.