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Woman undergoes quadruple amputation after being licked by pet dog

Woman undergoes quadruple amputation after being licked by pet dogAn American woman has lost her arms and legs after contracting a rare disease when an open cut was licked by one of her pet dogs. Marie Trainer complained of backache and nausea after returning home from a holiday at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Initially, doctors in Canton, Ohio, believed she had been laid low by a tropical disease which she picked up in the Caribbean.   Mrs Trainer recalled feeling sick and lying down on a couch.    She was rushed to hospital as her temperature plummeted, but her condition worsened. Ten days later she awoke from a coma, having had her arms and legs partially amputated. Woman has limbs amputated after being licked by pet dog  "When I opened my eyes I didn't know where I was," she told Fox 8 news. "It was very hard to find out that they had to remove my legs and my arms….very hard to cope with." Dr Margaret Kobe, the medical director of infectious disease at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, said Mrs Trainer was "delirious" when she went into intensive care. Following tests, doctors diagnosed she had contracted a rare infection from the bacteria capnocytophaga canimorsus.  It spread from Mrs Trainer's nose to her ears, face and legs, eventually prompting the need for emergency surgery.  Without amputation, Mrs Trainer would have died.  Doctors believe she was infected by one of her pet dogs. "Fairly common in the oral flora or the mouth of a dog and it can be transmitted through a bite or sometimes just contact with saliva," said Dr Kobe.  "That organism is very virulent.  It has the ability to induce your immune system to do some pretty horrible things."  According to Dr Kobe, the extreme reaction for a pet's saliva is rare, affecting about one in a million people.  A similar case was reported last year in Wisconsin, where a man lost all four limbs after being licked by a dog.



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Colts Neck Fire: Brother Charged With Arson, More Details Emerge About Quadruple Homicide

Colts Neck Fire: Brother Charged With Arson, More Details Emerge About Quadruple HomicideThe brother of the man who was found dead outside his Colts Neck home yesterday has been charged with aggravated arson. Paul J. Caneiro, 51, was arrested and placed into custody at Monmouth County jail for attempting to burn down his own house in Ocean Township, New Jersey. According to USA Today, Paul Caneiro allegedly tried to burn down his Tilton Drive home “using gasoline and igniting the gasoline causing the residence to catch fire while his wife and two daughters were inside.” None of his family were reported injured as a result of the blaze.



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Suspect in Quadruple Homicide Knew One of the Victims, Police Say

Suspect in Quadruple Homicide Knew One of the Victims, Police Say"Never seen savagery like this"



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Couple and two young children found dead in New York basement with throats slashed in 'possible quadruple homicide'

Couple and two young children found dead in New York basement with throats slashed in 'possible quadruple homicide'A couple and two young children have been found dead in a basement in Troy, New York State with their throats slashed. The victims, a same-sex couple aged 36 and 22 were found in a basement alongside the older woman’s 11-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter on 27 December in the Lansingburgh neighbourhood of the city. Police have described the case as a “possible quadruple homicide” and say the family were targeted.



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Quadruple Homicide in Upstate New York Unfolded Just Miles from Cold Case Killing of Another Family of 4

Quadruple Homicide in Upstate New York Unfolded Just Miles from Cold Case Killing of Another Family of 4The 2014 killings of the Chen family have never been solved.



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Quadruple Blessing: Ohio Quadruplets Accepted Into Ivy League Schools

Quadruple Blessing: Ohio Quadruplets Accepted Into Ivy League SchoolsNigel, Zach, Aaron, and Nick Wade, known as the "Wade Quads," are now also the "Ivy League Quads" after being accepted to Yale and Harvard.



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