Helicobacter vertebral osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent adult

Geoffrey Smith, Amber Noon, Donna M. Wolk, Susan E. Hoover

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Helicobacter species have been noted to cause infection in immunosuppressed patients and, with increasing frequency, in immunocompetent persons. We describe the first reported case of Helicobacter vertebral osteomyelitis, provisionally identified as H cinaedi, which occurred in an immunocompetent person.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-62
Number of pages2
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013


  • Helicobacter cinaedi
  • bacteremia
  • vertebral osteomyelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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