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Molecular evidence for vertical transmission of listeriosis, Taiwan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17030924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case is presented of a pregnant woman at the 31st week of gestation with Listeria monocytogenes bacteraemia and microabscess formation in the endometrium, who delivered an infant with disseminated infection (meningitis and bacteraemia). The two patients were successfully treated with intravenous ampicillin and gentamicin. Molecular typing using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis disclosed that three isolates from the mother (blood) and infant (blood and cerebrospinal fluid) had identical RAPD profiles.
Authors:
Yu-Tsung Huang; Shee-Uan Chen; Mu-Zon Wu; Chien-Yir Chen; Wuu-Shiun Hsieh; Buor-Niarn Tsao; Chieh Jou Horng; Po-Ren Hsueh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical microbiology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0022-2615     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-10     Completed Date:  2006-12-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0224131     Medline TA:  J Med Microbiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1601-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
DNA, Bacterial / chemistry,  genetics
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical*
Listeria Infections / drug therapy,  microbiology,  transmission*
Listeria monocytogenes / genetics,  growth & development*
Pregnancy
Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique
Taiwan
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/DNA, Bacterial

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