Helicobacter fennelliae Bacteremia

  title={Helicobacter fennelliae Bacteremia},
  author={Sho Saito and Mika Tsukahara and Kiyofumi 6 Ohkusu and Hanako Kurai},
Helicobacter fennelliae is a gram-negative, spiral bacillus that appears as thin-spread colonies on sheep blood agar and is similar to Helicobacter cinaedi. H fennelliae is diagnosed by genetic testing, which is not readily available in all laboratories. Therefore, H fennelliae bacteremia has only been reported sporadically, and little is known about its clinical characteristics.We describe 3 cases of H fennelliae bacteremia with gastrointestinal symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, and… CONTINUE READING


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