Helicobacter canis bacteremia in a patient with fever of unknown origin.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Abidi, MZ; Wilhelm, MP; Neff, JL; Hughes, JG; Cunningham, SA; Patel, R

Published Date

  • March 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 1046 - 1048

PubMed ID

  • 23284025

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3592094

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.02548-12


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States