Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/31/21 (What's New)


  • Salmonellosis can be diagnosed with stool polymerase chain reaction assays or culture or by blood culture
  • All persons with HIV presenting with diarrhea and fever should be assessed with blood cultures (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]

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