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Spondylodiscitis due to Sallmonela in an immunocompetent patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21950236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Salmonella is a gram-negative bacillus that penetrates in human from contaminated food or water. Sallmonela spondylodiscitis is a rare condition occur secondary to hematogenous spread after bacteremia episode. We presented a successful treatment with Levofloxacin in a 26 years old immunocompetent male with a septic form of sallmonelosis complicated with lumbar spondylodiscitis without surgery. He was treated with intravenous Levofloxacin for three weeks and was discharged from the hospital with oral Levofloxacin for more than two months. Clinical and laboratory evaluation two months after oral treatment resulted normal.
Authors:
Klodiana Shkurti-Leka; Dhimiter Kraja; Nikollaq Leka; Gjergji Vreto; Kastriot Melyshi; Genti Kasmi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski arhiv     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0350-199X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Arh     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400722     Medline TA:  Med Arh     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Center "Mother Theresa" Tirana, Albania.
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