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Relapsing Salmonella enteritidis infection in a young adult male with chronic granulomatous disease.
  1. A. F. Safe,
  2. R. T. Maxwell,
  3. A. J. Howard,
  4. R. C. Garcia
  1. Department of Medicine and Microbiology, Gwynedd District General Hospital, Bangor, UK.

    Abstract

    A case of chronic Salmonella enteritidis infection in a young adult patient is reported. Following an initial enteritis with bacteraemia, the illness lasted for a 7-year period and was characterized by recurrent pyrexia, anaemia, weight loss and marked hepatosplenomegaly. Investigations revealed that the patient suffers from a mild form of chronic granulomatous disease presenting in adolescence.

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