What are the infectious causes of pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Gillespie, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Other causes of hemolytic-uremic syndrome include infection by the following:

  • S dysenteriae (established as an etiologic agent)

  • Salmonella typhi (established as an etiologic agent)

  • Campylobacter jejuni (established as an etiologic agent)

  • Bacteroides species

  • Entamoeba histolytica

  • Aeromonas hydrophilia

  • Organisms of the class Microtatobiotes


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