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Neonatal sepsis caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Weltevreden.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17333773     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Salmonella enterica serovar Weltevreden is an uncommon cause of gastroenteritis occurring worldwide. For the first time, we report 2 cases of neonatal sepsis caused by S. Weltevreden from Hubli, India. In the first case, the neonate had features of septicemia and S. Weltevreden was isolated from a blood culture. The other neonate had omplalitis and clinical features of septicemia. S. enterica serovar Weltevreden was isolated from the umbilical swab culture of this neonate. Even though extensive investigations were conducted, the source of infection could not be identified. Both neonates recovered completely after appropriate antibiotic and supportive therapy.
Asha B Patil; B V S Krishna; M R Chandrasekhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0125-1562     ISO Abbreviation:  Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-05     Completed Date:  2007-04-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0266303     Medline TA:  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1175-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli - 580 022, India.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care, Neonatal
Salmonella Infections / blood,  complications*
Salmonella enterica / classification,  isolation & purification*
Sepsis / microbiology*,  physiopathology

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