• Salmonella infections occurred in six patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and one patient with probable AIDS. The immune system defects increase the susceptibility of patients with AIDS to salmonella infections. Recognition of salmonellosis in patients with AIDS is important because of a high propensity of this organism to invade the bloodstreams of these patients, and because, unlike other infections in patients with AIDS, this infection can be easily treated.
(Arch Intern Med 1985;145:670-672)
Profeta S, Forrester C, Eng RHK, Liu R, Johnson E, Palinkas R, Smith SM. Salmonella Infections in Patients With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Arch Intern Med. 1985;145(4):670-672. doi:10.1001/archinte.1985.00360040092021