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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 46-48
Obstetrics Case Report

Maternal and Neonatal Infection With Salmonella heidelberg : A Case Report

1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
3Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City 66160-7316, KS, USA

Received 1 October 1992; Accepted 17 November 1992

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Maternal and neonatal infections with Salmonella typhi have been well documented. There are only two previous case reports of intrauterine infection with non-typhoidal species. This paper presents a third case of maternal septicemia followed by neonatal sepsis with Salmonella heidelberg.