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A rare agent of spondylodiscitis in adult patient: Salmonella enteritidis
Süleyman Durmaz 1, Suat Ali Doğan 2, İdris Kandemir 1, Ahmet Menkü 3, Bilgehan Aygen 2, Duygu Perçin 1
1 - Erciyes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kayseri, Türkiye
2 - Erciyes Ün. Tıp Fakültesi, Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kayseri, Türkiye
3 - Erciyes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Beyin, Sinir ve Omurilik Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Kayseri, Türkiye
Dicle Med J 2012; 39(1):139-141
ICID: 987156
Article type: Case report
IC™ Value: 1.80
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Salmonella infections are a public health problem in Turkey,
as all over the world. Salmonella spp. can cause
very different infections such as gastroenteritis, typhoidparatyphoid
fever, bacteremia, local metastatic infections
and chronic carriage. Salmonella spondylodiscitis occurs
rarely in the adult population. In this case report, we have
presented a 66 years old female patient followed with the
diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and treated with prednisolone.
The patient had a new diagnosis of Salmonella
enteritidis and we aimed to discuss similar cases by the
culture of lumbar empyema culture ampiciline, cefotaxime,
trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, ciprofloxacin was revealed
the presence of resistant S.enteritidis. The patient
has received ciprofloxacin 2x200 mg per day for 3 weeks
as intravenous. And patient was discharged with advice of
using ciprofloxacin as per oral long three months

ICID 987156
 
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