Fatal influenza A (H3N2) and campylobacter jejuni coinfection

Kahar-Bador, M.; Nathan, A.M.; Soo, M.H.; Mohd, N.S.; AbuBakar, S.; Lum, L.C.S.; Syed, HS.; Sam, I.C. (2009) Fatal influenza A (H3N2) and campylobacter jejuni coinfection. Singapore Medical Journal, 50 (3). E112-E113. ISSN 0037-5675

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    The rapid diagnosis and subtyping of influenza is particularly important in areas where avian influenza (H5N1) is present. The ability to recognise both typical and atypical presentations of influenza is also critical in such settings. A six-month-old male child who visited a H5N1-affected area subsequently died from a severe febrile diarrhoeal illness with minimal respiratory symptoms, and was initially diagnosed with influenza A of an unknown subtype. The final microbiological results showed a highly unusual combination of influenza A (H3N2) and Campylobacter jejuni infection.

    Item Type: Article
    1. Kahar-Bador, M.
    2. Nathan, A.M.
    3. Soo, M.H.
    4. Mohd, N.S.
    5. AbuBakar, S.(Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
    6. Lum, L.C.S.
    7. Syed, HS.
    8. Sam, I.C.
    Journal or Publication Title: Singapore Medical Journal
    Additional Information: Times Cited: 2
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pandemic Influenza; H5N1; Infection; Children
    Subjects: R Medicine
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Mr. Mohammed Salim Abd Rahman
    Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2012 09:19
    Last Modified: 07 Nov 2017 16:28
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3991

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