A Pain In The Neck: Fusobacterium Necrophorum Infection. Check Sample Microbiology 1106-CME/CMLE Author(s): Audrey N Schuetz, MDJennifer Zepf Description: Intended Audience: Pathologists, Residents, Clinical Scientists, Laboratory Technologist/Scientist (Includes all sub-specialty areas), Students, Pathologist Assistants, Laboratory Directors and Educators Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to: describe Lemierre disease caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum. discuss the epidemiology and the population at risk for F necrophorum disease. explain the diagnostic procedures used to isolate and identify F necrophorum. discuss the treatment and general outcome of F necrophorum infections.