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Cerebritis due to group B streptococcus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6761855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A premature infant who died of early-onset group B streptococcal meningitis was found to have cerebritis with direct bacterial infection of the basal ganglia. Although the organism was sensitive to penicillin by in vitro testing, it was not eradicated from the cerebrospinal fluid after 48 h of antibiotic treatment. These findings illustrate that suppurative extension with cerebritis of the basal ganglia as a complication of group B streptococcal meningitis may be one of the factors responsible for treatment failure.
Authors:
K S Kim; K L Kaye; H H Itabashi; R N Yoshimori; M L Weil
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-15     Completed Date:  1983-04-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Basal Ganglia Diseases / etiology
Brain / microbiology
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology
Cerebral Infarction / etiology
Encephalitis / etiology,  microbiology*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / microbiology*
Male
Meningitis / complications
Streptococcal Infections* / microbiology,  pathology
Streptococcus agalactiae / isolation & purification
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
AI 07014/AI/NIAID NIH HHS

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