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Listeriosis in pregnancy: case report and retrospective study.
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PMID:  23039339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Background: Listeria monocytogenes usually causes mild maternal illness, but can be devastating to the fetus. Case: Listeriosis in a pregnant patient successfully treated with empiric antibiotic therapy is described. After induced delivery, despite severe placental infection, a healthy infant was born. Additionally, archived placental specimens with similar pathological manifestation were evaluated for evidence of L. monocytogenes. Conclusion: It is important to emphasize the value of associating maternal data and clinical and laboratory findings of the newborn with the pathologic placental findings to get better results in the etiologic diagnosis of the listeriosis.
Authors:
Marina Bubonja-Sonje; Elvira Mustac; Anna Brunn; Martina Deckert; Maja Abram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital Rijeka, Cologne, Germany.
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