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Listeria meningitis in children: report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10782402     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report two cases of meningitis caused by Listeria monocytogenes in children. The first patient was a healthy 14-month-old boy and the second patient a 3-year-old girl with Byler disease which, however, is not reported as a predisposing factor for listeriosis. We present these cases because Listeria infection, although common in neonates, is extremely infrequent during infancy and childhood.
Authors:
M Economou; S Karyda; A Kansouzidou; J Kavaliotis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infection     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0300-8126     ISO Abbreviation:  Infection     Publication Date:    2000 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-26     Completed Date:  2000-06-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365307     Medline TA:  Infection     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dept. of Pediatrics, Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
Cephalosporins / therapeutic use
Child, Preschool
Cholestasis, Intrahepatic / complications,  genetics
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Meningitis, Listeria / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cephalosporins; 73384-59-5/Ceftriaxone

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