Helicobacter canis bacteraemia and cellulitis in a patient with end-stage renal disease

@inproceedings{Shakir2017HelicobacterCB,
  title={Helicobacter canis bacteraemia and cellulitis in a patient with end-stage renal disease},
  author={Salika Mehreen Shakir and Margaret V. Powers-Fletcher and E. Susan Slechta and Mark A. Fisher},
  booktitle={JMM case reports},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction. Invasive infections by Helicobacter canis are uncommon and occur primarily in immunocompromised patients. Here, we describe a case of H. canis bacteraemia and cellulitis in a patient with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Case presentation. A 49-year-old male with ESRD on haemodialysis presented to an emergency department with cellulitis overlying his left upper extremity arteriovenous fistula for 3 days without constitutional symptoms. Mild leucocytosis and thrombocytopenia was… CONTINUE READING