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Abstract

In this case report, we describe an unusual case of a patient who had a dual infection with including bacteraemia and enterohaemorrhagic O157 following travel to Cyprus. This posed a therapeutic dilemma. We delayed treatment of the infection until signs of colitis had resolved.

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