Table 1: Cases of systemic lupus erythematosus presenting with an acute bacterial infection.

AuthorsNumber AgeSexClinical syndromePathogenOutcome

Petros and West [10]118FBacteraemia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and multisystem organ failureS. pneumoniaeDeath

Elliott et al. [14]26MSeptic arthritis, bacteremiaS. pneumoniaeSurvival

Segal et al. [15]320FBacteremia, multiple digital ischemiaS. pneumoniaeSurvival
450FEpiglottitis, bacteraemia, and multiorgan involvementH. influenzaeDeath

Charuvanij and Houghton [17]55FEpiglottitis, bacteraemiaH. influenzaeSurvival

Our report614FPneumonia, bacteremiaS. pneumoniaeSurvival