In a review of more than 450 patient cases, just 27 percent had contracted the bacteria from scratches, licking, or unspecified contact with dogs or cats. Surprisingly enough, they did do it, ' she said.
Doctors were forced to amputate his limbs. "People with weakened immune systems include, for example, those who drink alcohol excessively, who have had their spleens removed, and who have HIV infection or cancer". Antibiotics are needed to treat a Capnocytophaga infection and should be started as soon as possible to prevent further complications.
Dawn Manteufel said that within one week, her husband's legs were gone, followed by more surgeries to remove portions of his hands, and then half of both forearms. According to doctors, Manteufel just had bad luck. Thankfully, it's also very rare, affecting only 0.67 people per million in a nationwide survey in the Netherlands, so dog owners shouldn't worry too much about their beloved pet landing them in a medical catastrophe. "We can't wrap our heads around it that all of the sudden, he's 48 years old and been around dogs all of his life and this happens", she said.
It is now unclear where the dog is. "This infection in his blood triggered a very severe response on his body", Dr. Silvia Munoz-Price, an infectious disease specialist with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, told the Milwaukee Patch. "All he kept saying to the doctors - 'take what you need but keep me alive, . It's just chance", Dr. Munoz-Price added.
How did OnePlus just beat Apple and Samsung?
Counterpoint Research attributes Huawei's success to its Honor sub-brand and the emphasis on strengthening offline presence. Even Samsung's arch rival, Apple , had a weak quarter with market share dropping to 14% - its lowest ever in the country.
"Venom" Unleashes Epic New Movie Trailer
The towering Venom pontificating about wanting to snack on his human victims is basically all anyone's ever wanted from the film. And that's exactly what happens to poor Eddie who's told by his alien symbiote that if he cooperates he might just survive.
Mars will be visible in the skies above Ireland tonight
Because a Mars year and Earth year take different amounts of time, their orbits will soon desynch and the planets will separate. A high-powered telescope with a large lens (15cm to 20cm in size) is recommended, but even then clouds may obstruct the view.
Home loan EMIs likely to increase as RBI hikes repo rate
RBI's hike comes on back of rising retail inflation, which spiked to a a five-month high of 5 per cent + in June on costlier fuel. Similarly, the reverse repo rate, at which it borrows from banks, was also raised by a similar proportion to 6.25 per cent.