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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-57

Fatal case report of concomitant hepatitis E and Salmonella paratyphi A infection in a sub-Himalayan patient


1 National Centre for Disease Control, 22 Shamnath Marg, Delhi, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India
3 Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India
4 Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Monil Singhai
Assistant Director, National Centre for Disease Control, 22 Shamnath Marg, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.168714

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We report a case of fatal fulminant hepatitis E and Salmonella paratyphi A coinfection in a patient of the sub-Himalayan region. The patient presented with acute febrile illness accompanied with sudden unconsciousness. Concomitant infection can result an illness having overlapping symptom, resulting in a situation where the diagnosis and treatment of patient may be difficult.


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