Journal of Primary & Acquired Immunodeficiency ResearchISSN: 2324-853X

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Case Report, J Immunodefic Disor Vol: 1 Issue: 4

Recurrent Salmonellosis in a Child with Complete IL-12Rβ1 Deficiency

Mohammad Faizan Zahid1, Syed Asad Ali2, Fyezah Jehan2, Abdul Gaffar Billo2, Jean-Laurent Casanova3,4,5, Jacinta Bustamante4,5,6, Stephanie Boisson-Dupuis3,4,5 and Fatima Mir2*
1Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
2Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
3St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Rockefeller Branch, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 10065, USA
4Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Necker Branch, INSERM U980, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, 75015, France, EU
5University Paris Descartes, Imagine Institute, Paris, 75015, France, EU
6Center for the Study of Primary Immunodeficiencies, Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Paris, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, 75015, France, EU
Corresponding author : Fatima Mir
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Tel: 9221-4864955; Fax: 9221-493-4294
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: March 24, 2014 Accepted: May 28, 2014 Published: June 04, 2014
Citation: Zahid MF, Ali SA, Jehan F, Billoo AG, Casanova JL, et al., (2014) Recurrent Salmonellosis in a Child with Complete IL-12Rß1 Deficiency. J Immunodefic Disor 3:1.doi:10.4172/2324-853X.1000109

Abstract

 Recurrent Salmonellosis in a Child with Complete IL-12Rβ1 Deficiency

A 3 year old boy presented with fever, abdominal pain and cervical lymphadenopathy. He had previously been treated empirically with anti-tuberculous therapy twice, at age 9 months and 27 months, for peripheral lymphadenopathy. An older sibling died of suspected tuberculous meningitis.

Keywords: Salmonellosis

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