Alcaligenes Meningitis in a Neonate

Bhat, Ramesh Y and Swaminathan, Nithya and Kalwaje, Vandana E (2010) Alcaligenes Meningitis in a Neonate. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5. pp. 297-298.

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The common bacterial causes of neonatal meningitisaregroupB Streptococcus,Escherichiacoli,KlebsiellaandListeria.Meningitis due to Alcaligenesinneonatesisexceptional.Difficultiesin its diagnosis and treatment with high mortalityhave been scarcely reported. We describe meningitis in a neonatedueto multidrug resistant Alcaligenes. With sensitive antibiotic therapy, the neonate has survived but found to have severe neurological sequelae on follow up.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neonate, meningitis, Alcaligenes
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2012 04:30
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2012 04:30

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