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Actinobacillus (formerly Pasteurella) ureae meningitis and bacteraemia: report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3063758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 26-year-old man addicted to alcohol was admitted to hospital with headache and rhinorrhoea. Investigation revealed Pasteurella ureae meningitis and bacteraemia. A course of intravenous cefotaxime and penicillin G, followed by surgical correction of a nasocranial fistula, led to full recovery. Fourteen cases of serious extrarespiratory infections due to P. ureae are briefly reviewed.
J Verhaegen; H Verbraeken; A Cabuy; J Vandeven; J Vandepitte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of infection     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0163-4453     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect.     Publication Date:  1988 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-09     Completed Date:  1989-03-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908424     Medline TA:  J Infect     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Stuivenberg General Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Actinobacillus / isolation & purification*
Actinobacillus Infections / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Cefotaxime / therapeutic use
Meningitis / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Penicillin G / therapeutic use
Sepsis / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
61-33-6/Penicillin G; 63527-52-6/Cefotaxime

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