Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998
Clostridium septicum Infection and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
|Country, year (ref)||Sex,a age (yrs)||E.colib in feces||Cl. Septicum isolated from||granulo-||thrombo-||Clinical features–outcome|
|USA, 1988 (8)||M, 1||NSd||Rash aspirate, PMe blood||No||Yes||Abdominal rash, sepsis, convulsions, cerebritis, necrosis colon—died|
|England, 1993 (9)||M, 4||O157||Blood, PM brain||No||Yes||Convulsions, cerebritis, necrosis colon—died|
|USA, 1993 (10)||F, 2||E. coli||Blood, cerebrospinal fluid||No||Yes||Sepsis, cerebritis, meningitis, necrosis colon—died|
|USA, 1995 (11)||M, 2||O157||Abscess pus||No||Yes||Brain abscess—recovered|
|England, 1997 (this study)||M, 2||O157||Blood||No||Yes||Septic shock—died|
a M, male; F, female.
cAt HUS = at the time that hemolytic uremic syndrome was evident.
dNS, not stated.
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