Hemolytic-uremic syndrome following urinary tract infection with enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli: case report and review.

@article{Starr1998HemolyticuremicSF,
  title={Hemolytic-uremic syndrome following urinary tract infection with enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli: case report and review.},
  author={Mike Starr and Vicki R. Bennett-Wood and Andrea K Bigham and Tania F de Koning-Ward and A M Bordun and Diane Lightfoot and Karl A. Bettelheim and Christine L Jones and Roy M Robins-Browne},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={310-5}
}
A 6-week-old child with acute urinary tract infection caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O5:H-developed hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). Molecular and phenotypic analysis of the urinary isolate indicated that it lacked uropathic properties and that it was probably of intestinal origin. Nevertheless, the patient did not experience a diarrheal prodrome, nor was STEC or Shiga toxin detected in his feces at any time. Examination of the patient's serum pointed to recent… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
21 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…