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Salmonella Michigan soft tissue infection in an immunocompromised child

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Juliet Hale, Dr Angela Galloway



A rare case of soft tissue infection due to Salmonella Michigan in an immunocompromised child is reported. The same organism was isolated from a tortoise kept in the home. Immunocompromised patients are especially susceptible to reptile-associated salmonellosis and should be advised appropriately.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Hames A, Mumford J, Hale J, Galloway A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Clinical Pathology

Year: 2008

Volume: 61

Issue: 6

Pages: 773-774

Date deposited: 21/06/2010

ISSN (print): 0021-9746

ISSN (electronic): 1472-4146

Publisher: BMJ Group


DOI: 10.1136/jcp.2007.050468


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