Answer B — Image Quiz: A recurrent, painful ear infection

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Answer B — Image Quiz: A recurrent, painful ear infection

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Dec 09, 2016

Answer B: Staphylococcus pseudintermediusIncorrect

Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a coccoid gram-positive bacterium often detected on canine skin. However, cytologic examination in this case revealed rod-shaped bacteria. Additionally, staphylococcal infection does not often trigger the amount of ulceration and pain detected in this patient.

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