Deep-Seated Resistance in Relapsed Paratyphoid Fever

Cooke, Graham S., Cooke, Fiona J., Stone, Madeline, Turner, Keith, Al Nahhas, Adil, Win, Zarni, Wain, John, Rogers, Thomas R., Friedland, Jon S. and Bamford, Kathleen B. (2006) Deep-Seated Resistance in Relapsed Paratyphoid Fever. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 42 (11). e92-e94. ISSN 1058-4838

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We describe a case of relapsed paratyphoid fever in which the isolate had reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin due to a rare mutation within the gyrA gene. 18Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography scanning identified deep-seated infection including unsuspected aortitis and highlights the utility of novel imaging techniques to improve our understanding and treatment of this disease.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2011 11:01
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 01:38
DOI: 10.1086/503562

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