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Severe <i>Bordetella holmesii</i> Infection in a Previously Healthy Adolescent Confirmed by Gene Sequence Analysis

Fiona M. Russell, Jennifer M. Davis, Margaret J. Whipp, Peter H. Janssen, Peter B. Ward, Julian R. Vyas, Mike Starr, Susan M. Sawyer and Nigel Curtis

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 1, pages 129-130
Published in print July 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online July 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/320892
Severe Bordetella holmesii Infection in a Previously Healthy Adolescent Confirmed by Gene Sequence Analysis

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We describe an immunocompetent adolescent who presented with exceptionally severe Bordetella holmesii infection, including previously undescribed manifestations. Sequelae included a severe restrictive lung defect due to pulmonary fibrosis.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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