Human infections due to Salmonella Blockley, a rare serotype in South Africa: a case report

@inproceedings{Gonose2012HumanID,
  title={Human infections due to Salmonella Blockley, a rare serotype in South Africa: a case report},
  author={Thandubuhle Gonose and AlanM. Smith and Karen H Keddy and Arvinda Sooka and Victoria Howell and Charlene Ann Jacobs and Sumayya Haffejee and Patrick Govender},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2012}
}
Infections due to nontyphoidal Salmonella have increased worldwide over the last couple of decades. Salmonella enterica serotype Blockley (Salmonella Blockley) infections is associated with chickens and is a rarely isolated serotype in human infections in most countries. We report a case of human infections due to Salmonella Blockley in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 2011. Three African males (aged 4, 14 and 16) presented to a clinic with diarrhoea, stomach cramps and headache. They started… CONTINUE READING
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