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Increase in Extraintestinal Infections Caused by Salmonella enterica Subspecies II–IV

Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2012;18(4):637-639 DOI 10.3201/eid1804.111386


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Journal Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases

ISSN: 1080-6040 (Print); 1080-6059 (Online)

Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Infectious and parasitic diseases

Country of publisher: United States

Language of fulltext: English

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Sharon L. Abbott

Frank C.Y. Ni

J. Michael Janda


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Abstract | Full Text

To garner information regarding site of infection and age and sex of persons infected with Salmonella enterica subspecies II–IV, we retrospectively analyzed data on Salmonella spp. infections in California, USA, 1985–2009. These subspecies were found to cause significantly more frequent invasive disease (e.g., bacteremia) than did Salmonella subspecies I strains.