Sepsis and multiple brain abscesses caused by Salmonella paratyphi B in an infant: Successful treatment with sulbactam-ampicillin and surgical drainage


Yildiran A., Siga E., Baykal S. , Okten A. N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.43, no.1, pp.85-87, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-87

Abstract

Abscess formation by Salmonella species is an uncommon but significant manifestation of salmonellosis, because this type of infection has high morbidity and mortality rates and is a potential nosocomial hazard. In infants, history of consumption of contaminated water should be especially quired.