Helicobacter canis Bacteremia in a patient with fever of unknown origin

Maheen Z. Abidi, Mark P. Wilhelm, Jadee L. Neff, John G. Hughes, Scott A. Cunningham, Robin Patel

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A 57-year-old woman with common variable immune deficiency and liver failure of unknown etiology presented with recurrent fevers over a 5-month period. She was found to have Helicobacter canis bacteremia. Immunocompromised hosts with exposure to cats or dogs may be at risk for infection with this organism, which may be challenging to diagnose.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1046-1048
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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