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A malignant pleural effusion infected with Salmonella enteritidis.
  1. G. V. Gill,
  2. A. Holden
  1. Department of Medicine, Walton Hospital, Liverpool, UK.


    A patient is described with a unilateral pleural effusion persistently infected with Salmonella enteritidis. The infection was eventually eradicated with ciprofloxacin. A computed tomographic scan and mediastinal lymph node biopsy demonstrated an underlying small cell bronchogenic carcinoma.

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