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Fusobacterium species

Fusobacterium species

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Anaerobic gram-negative rod.

Normal oral/GI flora.

  • Oral/dental infections
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Empyema
  • Intra-abdominal abscess
  • Diabetic foot infection
  • Bacteremia
  • Head and neck infection including Lemierres disease (septic jugular thrombophlebitis) associated with F. necrophorum

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