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Salmonella diskitis in a 2-year old immunocompetent child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15849059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spine infections are uncommon in paediatrics and are generally caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Salmonella spp. are a rare cause of spine infections, usually affecting children with sickle-cell anaemia. We present a case of group C1 Salmonella diskitis in a previously healty 2-y-old child, and review the relevant literature.
Galia Barkai; Eugene Leibovitz; Alexander Smolnikov; Asher Tal; Eugen Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-25     Completed Date:  2005-05-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Paediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Discitis / microbiology*
Lumbar Vertebrae
Salmonella / classification,  isolation & purification*
Salmonella Infections / microbiology*

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