Signs and Symptoms

• The onset of infectious symptomatology is typically 12-24 hours after the bite

• Pain at the wound site is common

• Erythema, edema, and purulent or malodorous drainage at the wound site are manifestations of infected wounds. The patient may be febrile

• Limited range of motion may be present, especially if the hand is bitten Laboratory Tests

• Leukocytosis may be present

• The clinician should obtain anaerobic and aerobic wound cultures appears clinically infected

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