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Intestinal obstruction complicating Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:21 infection in an infant.
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PMID:  16371883     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intestinal obstruction is an uncommon complication of Yersinia enterocolitica infection. We report a case of enterocolitis in an 11-month-old infant, complicated by intestinal obstruction. Y. entercolitica serotype O:21, previously reported to cause severe disease, was isolated from the patient's stool. Unusual or complicated presentations of yersiniosis may be associated with more pathogenic strains of Y. enterocolitica.
Areej Mufti; Nawal A Al Kaabi; Steven Z Rubin; Kathryn N Suh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-22     Completed Date:  2006-01-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1120-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Crohn Disease / complications*,  microbiology*
Feces / microbiology
Intestinal Obstruction / etiology*
Yersinia Infections / complications*,  microbiology*
Yersinia enterocolitica / classification*

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