Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Most patients infected with nontyphoidal strains of Salmonella present with gastroenteritis, but many have typical signs of bacteremia, including fever, chills, leukocytosis, and diarrhea
  • Immunosuppressed patients may present with Salmonella bacteremia without gastroenteritis

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