Endogenous endophthalmitis due to Salmonella choleraesuis in an HIV-positive patient.

@article{Yodprom2007EndogenousED,
  title={Endogenous endophthalmitis due to Salmonella choleraesuis in an HIV-positive patient.},
  author={Rapeeporn Yodprom and Kessara Pathanapitoon and Paradee Kunavisarut and Somsanguan Ausayakhun and Sopa Wattananikorn and Aniki Rothova},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={135-8}
}
PURPOSE To report a case of endogenous endophthalmitis caused by the gram-negative bacterium Salmonella choleraesuis as a first sign of HIV infection in a patient from Thailand. METHOD Case description and literature review. RESULTS A 54-year-old male without systemic complaints developed non-painful panuveitis in his left eye accompanied by high intraocular pressure. On investigation, HIV serology was found positive, and aqueous and blood cultures revealed the bacterium Salmonella… CONTINUE READING