Exposures Associated with Large Animal Bites

Christina Garcia, MD
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Category: Bacterial Infections, Environmental ID, Miscellaneous, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Dr. Garcia takes a close look at how large animal bites of can cause significant morbidity to human victims. She first reviews exposures due to large cats, including lions and tigers. She then discusses bites due to bears. Next, she discusses exposures due to reptiles, including venomous snakes. She emphasizes the knowledge and tools that infectious diseases specialists and patients need to know to prevent exposures and to treat them after they occur.

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