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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 920729, 3 pages
Shigella Bacteremia in a Patient with Visceral Leishmaniasis
1School of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
2Leishmanaisis Research and Treatment Center, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
3Department of Internal Medicine, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
4Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Received 30 June 2013; Accepted 24 July 2013
Academic Editors: C. Lazzeri, K. Lenz, and G. Pichler
Copyright © 2013 Mengistu Endris et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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