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Salmonella enterica serovar Virchow bacteremia presenting as typhoid-like illness in an immunocompetent patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20463163     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a typhoid-like illness with fever and altered consciousness in a 22-year-old man with growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Virchow in blood and stool culture. Bacteremia and invasive disease due to non-typhoid salmonellae (NTS) are known in severely immunocompromised patients, but so far have not been described in immunocompetent adults.
Isabella Eckerle; Stefan Zimmermann; Annette Kapaun; Thomas Junghanss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-30     Completed Date:  2010-10-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2643-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Bacteremia / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology,  pathology
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Salmonella Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology,  pathology
Salmonella enterica / isolation & purification*
Typhoid Fever*
Young Adult
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0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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