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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Knight-Madden, Jennifer M. ; Barton-Forbes, Michelle; Gandretti, Nischal ; Nicholson, Alison M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
Article Title
Photobacterium damsela bacteremia in a child with sickle cell disease
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The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
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Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
24
Issue ID
7
Page(s)
654-655
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Abstract
Photobacterium damsela was identified in a blood culture taken from a child with sickle-cell disease. This is the first report of this organism in humans in the Caribbean. The microbiology of this organism and its identification are discussed. The clinical presentation in humans and the role of the immune status of the patient are reviewed.....
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