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Volume 91, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

bacteremia is a rare human infection that occurs almost exclusively in the setting of advanced age, immunosuppression, human immunodeficiency virus infection, alcoholism, or recent gastrointestinal surgery. This report of bacteremia in a 39-year-old immunocompetent traveler who ate raw beef identifies as a potential emerging pathogen in normal hosts.

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  • Received : 07 Feb 2014
  • Accepted : 21 May 2014

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