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Transient protein S deficiency with deep venous thrombosis during Salmonella typhimurium infection.
  1. M Ceyhan,
  2. G Kanra,
  3. B Benderlioglu,
  4. G Seçmeer,
  5. G Hiçsönmez,
  6. S Kirazli
  1. Department of Infectious Diseases, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey.


    A patient with deep venous thrombosis and low protein S activity during the course of Salmonella typhimurium infection is presented. Although protein S deficiency has been reported in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation, it was not present in this patient and his protein S activity was normal after the findings of infection and deep venous thrombosis disappeared.

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