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This short, encapsulated, bipolar staining,organism is part of the normal nasopharyngeal flora of domestic cats and dogs and is transmitted through the bite of a domestic cat or dog and can result in an abscess, cellulitis and osteomyelitis
Pasteurella multocida
Tx:
Penicillin or Doxycyline
This organism causes:
Bubonic plague
Sepsis
Pneumonic Plague
Yersinia Pestis
This organism has F1, V and W virulence factors that allow it to resist destruction after phagocytosis
Yersinia Pestis

Fuel Injected VW bug
Acquired through direct contact with infected animal meat, placentas or ingestion of milk products. (Meat packers)
Brucella
Melitensis, Abortus, Suis, Canis
Fever in evening, normal in the moring - Undulating fever
Brucella
Melitensis, Abortus, Suis, Canis

"Brucellosis"
This granulomatous infection invades the reticulo-endothelial cells of the lymph nodes, liver, spleen and bone marrow.
Brucella
Melitensis, Abortus, Suis, Canis
This zoonotic organism can be transmitted by the bite of a deerfly or tick, or through handling or consuming rabbit products, which are the reservoir.
Francisella Tularensis
Infection can result in necrotic ulcers at the site of entry. Conjunctiva, mouth, or lungs with disseminated granulomatous lesions of lung, spleen and liver.
Francisella Tularensis
This organism causes Ulceroglandular Tularemia in which a well demarcated hole in teh skin with a black base with lymphadenopathy.
Francisella Tularensis
This organism causes Pneumonic Tularemia, oculoglandular tularemia and typhoidal tularemia and is very virulent with only 10 organisms needed to cause disease.
Francisella Tularensis

Tx: Aminoglycosides or Doxycyclin