Salmonella diskitis in a 2-year old immunocompetent child

Galia Barkai, Eugene Leibovitz, Alexander Smolnikov, Asher Tal, Eugen Cohen

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Spine infections are uncommon in paediatrics and are generally caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Salmonella spp. are a rare cause of spine infections, usually affecting children with sickle-cell anaemia. We present a case of group C1 Salmonella diskitis in a previously healthy 2-y-old child, and review the relevant literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-234
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2005


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