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Plesiomonas shigelloides sepsis and meningoencephalitis in a surviving neonate.
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PMID:  20688296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this study, we report the case of a 2.5-day-old neonate with septicemia and meningitis due to Plesiomonas shigelloides. Culture of the cerebrospinal fluid showed Gram-negative rods, although the glucose, protein and leukocyte counts were normal. The patient was treated with meropenem and survived without any sequelae, although we were not able to identify the source of the infection. In addition, ten previously reported cases of this infection are reviewed.
Osman Ozdemir; Sinan Sari; Serdar Terzioglu; Aysegul Zenciroglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1995-9133     ISO Abbreviation:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-06     Completed Date:  2010-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100956211     Medline TA:  J Microbiol Immunol Infect     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  344-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2010 Taiwan Society of Microbiology. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatrics, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Cerebrospinal Fluid / chemistry,  cytology,  microbiology
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology
Infant, Newborn
Meningoencephalitis / complications,  diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology
Plesiomonas / isolation & purification*
Sepsis / complications,  diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology
Thienamycins / therapeutic use
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Thienamycins; 96036-03-2/meropenem

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