A rare urinary tract infection by Salmonella paratyphi A

Rohit Gupta, K. L. Shobha, Gowrish S. Rao

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Abstract

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) caused by Salmonella is very rare and occurs mainly in immunocompromised patients, infants and those over 60 years of age. A 12-year-old patient admitted with history of fever, burning micturition and suprapubic abdominal pain, diagnosed with a rare variant of Salmonella from UTI which had showcased abnormal biochemical reaction unlike typical Salmonella paratyphi A reactions. Here, we are communicating the rare H2S variant Salmonella paratyphi A, causing UTI which caused clinical and microbiological confusion in the diagnosis. A high suspicion is required for adequate diagnosis and treatment when non-lactose fermenting colonies are seen in the culture plate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)DD03-DD04
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume12
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2018

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry

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