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J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2013 Jul-Aug;12(4):241-4. doi: 10.1177/2325957412473778. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

Salmonella spinal infection: a rare case in a patient with advanced AIDS.

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University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA. samuel.berngard@ucdenver.edu

Abstract

We present an unusual case of nontyphoidal Salmonella causing an epidural abscess and vertebral osteomyelitis in a severely immunocompromised patient with AIDS as well as a review of the literature. Salmonella vertebral osteomyelitis is exceptionally rare, and this is the first case report in a patient with AIDS.

KEYWORDS:

AIDS; HIV; Salmonella; epidural abscess; spinal infection; vertebral osteomyelitis

PMID:
23442564
DOI:
10.1177/2325957412473778
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