ABSTRACT

Atypical SARS and Escherichia coli Bacteremia   [open pdf - 110KB]

This document describes a patient with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) whose clinical symptoms were masked by Escherichia coli bacteremia. SARS developed in a cluster of healthcare workers who had contact with this patient. SARS was diagnosed when a chest infiltrate developed and when the patient's brother was hospitalized with acute respiratory failure. The document also highlights problems in atypical cases and offers infection control suggestions.

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2004-02
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Center for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov
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Emerging Infectious Diseases (February 2004), v.10, no.2, p. 349-352
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