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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31826112ab
Case Reports

Helicobacter Vertebral Osteomyelitis in an Immunocompetent Adult

Smith, Geoffrey MD*; Noon, Amber MD*; Wolk, Donna M. PhD; Hoover, Susan E. MD, PhD*

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Abstract

Abstract: Helicobacter species have been noted to cause infection in immunosuppressed patients and, with increasing frequency, in immunocompetent persons. We describe the first reported case of Helicobacter vertebral osteomyelitis, provisionally identified as H cinaedi, which occurred in an immunocompetent person.

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