Fusobacterium necrophorum – cause of a mastoiditis with skull and mandibular joint osteomyelitis

Bastian Gebhardt, Anja Giers, Christoph Arens & Ulrich Vorwerk
Introduction: The genus Fusobacterium shows obligate anaerobic, gram-negative, non spore-forming, immobile rod-shaped bacteria that are part of the physiologic oral and intestinal flora in humans. Gold standard for the microbiological detection is the anaerobic culture on special blood an serum containing[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]