Carbuncle due to Salmonella Enteritidis: a novel presentation

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Alfouzan, Wadha; Bulach, Dieter; Izumiya, Hidemasa; AlBassam, Khaled; Sheikh, Simin; Alrubai’aan, Nasser; Albert, M. John; (2017)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Gut Pathogens,volume 9 (issn: 1757-4749, eissn: 1757-4749)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13099-017-0200-2, pmc: PMC5594545
  • Subject: Whole genome sequencing | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC799-869 | S. Enteritidis | Case Report | Carbuncle | Virulence genes

Background Salmonella Enteritidis causes intestinal and extra-intestinal infections, but rarely cutaneous infections. It has never been reported to cause carbuncle (a collection of interconnected furuncles with multiple pustular openings). We report a case of carbuncle ... View more
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