HOLLIS, D. G.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus sp. nov. (formerly CDC group DF-2), a cause of septicemia following dog bite, and C. cynodegmi sp. nov., a cause of localized wound infection following dog bite.J. Clin. Microbiol., 27, 231-235, 1989.
Order of authorship in the original publication: Brenner, Hollis, Fanning....The authors defined the genus and species of previously unclassified bacteria that infect dog and cat bites, previous identified as DF-2, and provided its scientific name, Capnocytophaga canimorsus. They also identified a second species, C. cynodegmi.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)
Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Animal Bite Wound Infections