Challenging differential diagnosis, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Unusual setting of medical care, Rare disease, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)
Filippo Mearelli, Chiara Casarsa, Andrea Breglia, Gianni Biolo
Department of Medical Surgical and Health Sciences, Internal Medicine Division Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Am J Case Rep 2017; 18:972-974
Campylobacter jejuni infections are typically self-limited, and severe extra-intestinal complications are uncommon.
CASE REPORT: We report a case of a man with septic shock due to fluoroquinolones resistant Campylobacter jejuni.
CONCLUSIONS: This manuscript emphasizes the potential lethality of fluorquinolones resistant Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia.
Keywords: Campylobacter jejuni, Fluoroquinolones, Shock, Septic