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Bartholin's abscess complicating food poisoning with Salmonella panama: a case report.
  1. A J Cummins,
  2. W A Atia
  1. Department of Microbiology, Whittington Hospital, London, UK.


    A patient is presented who developed an acute Bartholin's abscess four weeks after an attack of Salmonella panama enteritis. Aspirate from the abscess also grew Salmonella panama, indistinguishable from the gut isolate in serotype and antigenic structure (1 9, 12: 1, v: 1,5). Some aspects of the microbiology of Bartholin's abscess and its clinical management are discussed.

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