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Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Mar;26(3):271-3.

Cholera-like diarrhea and shock associated with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (USA400 clone) pneumonia.

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Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room w5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

Abstract

A 14-year-old girl presented with florid watery diarrhea, vomiting and hypotension without respiratory prodrome. Shock, multiorgan system failure and death rapidly ensued. Influenza A was detected from her nasopharynx and CA-MRSA (USA400), positive for pvl, mecA, sea, sec and seh genes was cultured from a deep tracheal aspirate.

PMID:
17484232
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