Fatal Salmonella enteritidis septicaemia in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with a TNF-α antagonist

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Abstract

We report a patient with a rare presentation of extra-intestinal salmonellosis after infliximab therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. We discuss the increasing incidence of primary infections and reactivation of intracellular microorganisms after treatment with TNF-α blockage, with emphasis on salmonellosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-83
Number of pages4
JournalScandinavian journal of infectious diseases
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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