Fusobacterium spp.

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Recommend formal ID consult

Anaerobic gram negative rod

Normal oral/gastrointestinal flora

Oral/dental infections, head and neck infection including Lemierres disease (septic jugular thrombophlebitis) associated with F. necrophorum, aspiration pneumonia, empyema, intra-abdominal abscess, bacteremia

Bacteremia with F. necrophorum should prompt thorough investigation for septic thrombophlebitis (Lemierres)

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