Clinical presentation of non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteraemia in Malawian children.

  title={Clinical presentation of non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteraemia in Malawian children.},
  author={Steve M. Graham and Amanda L. Walsh and Elizabeth Molyneux and Amos J. Phiri and Malcolm Edward Molyneux},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={94 3},
We report the clinical presentation and outcome of 299 Malawian children with non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) bacteraemia and no evidence of focal sepsis, admitted to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Blantyre, over a 26-month period (February 1996-April 1998). A peak incidence during the rainy season was noted. Salmonella typhimurium (79%) and S. enteritidis (13%) were the commonest isolates. For children aged > 6 months, NTS bacteraemia was significantly associated with malarial… CONTINUE READING


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