Imaging in Salmonella spp. Infection

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PY Lui, KL Lee, KY Tam, CC Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:62-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413205

Salmonella spp. cause a broad spectrum of human illnesses, including gastroenteritis, typhoid fever, and bacteraemia with or without extraintestinal focal infections, or may be present in an asymptomatic carrier. This pictorial essay aims to illustrate the various manifestations of culture-proven Salmonella infection in enteric fever and, particularly, in extraintestinal focal infections, which is one of the predictors for mortality.