Invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis
Synonyms: Invasive non-typhoidal salmonella disease | iNTS disease
Invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis is a rare bacterial infectious disease caused by extraintestinal infection of non-typhoidal serotypes of Salmonella enterica in patients with underlying HIV infection malaria or malignancy. It has a high mortality rate and patients typically present with fever pallor and respiratory signs (cough tachypnea pneumonia). Gastrointestinal manifestations (diarrhea vomit abdominal pain) are not common. Occasionally organ abscesses septic shock and meningitis may be observed.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024
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