New Diagnosis of AIDS Based on Salmonella enterica subsp. I (enterica) Enteritidis (A) Meningitis in a Previously Immunocompetent Adult in the United States

@inproceedings{Elton2017NewDO,
  title={New Diagnosis of AIDS Based on Salmonella enterica subsp. I (enterica) Enteritidis (A) Meningitis in a Previously Immunocompetent Adult in the United States},
  author={Andrew C. Elton and James M. Levin and Matthew P Lazio},
  booktitle={Case reports in infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
Salmonella meningitis is a rare manifestation of meningitis typically presenting in neonates and the elderly. This infection typically associates with foodborne outbreaks in developing nations and AIDS-endemic regions. We report a case of a 19-year-old male presenting with altered mental status after 3-day absence from work at a Wisconsin tourist area. He was febrile, tachycardic, and tachypneic with a GCS of 8. The patient was intubated and a presumptive diagnosis of meningitis was made… CONTINUE READING

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