Endocarditis caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in a dog

M. Hoenig, D. M. Gillette

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Bacterial endocarditis was diagnosed in a 4-year-old male German Shorthaired Pointer with a 4-month history of shifting lameness and intermittent fever. The dog died in spite of treatment for progressive depression and dehydration. Blood cultures were positive for Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae strain 7, which is known to be pathogenic for dogs. The clinical diagnosis was confirmed at necrospy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-327
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Veterinary


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