Salmonella osteomyelitis is most common in people with (DNB Dec 2011)
|B||Chronic granulomatous disease|
|D||Sickle cell disease|
Sickle cell disease
a. Salmonella organisms which cause food poisoning will rarely produce acute and chronic osteomyelitis. Salmonella infections are a relatively common complication of sickle cell anemia.
b. Only three of the innumerable serotypes of salmonella are usually found in association with sickle cell anemia. Salmonella cholerasuis, Salmonella paratyphi B, and Salmonella typhimurium.