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Serratia marcescens meningitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1890185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Serratia marcescens meningitis in a 66-year-old man is reported. The infection occurred 4 weeks after apparently successful otic surgery, and a nidus of infection in the middle ear was established at autopsy. This is the second case of S. marcescens meningitis following ear surgery reported in the English-language literature.
G Theccanat; L Hirschfield; H Isenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1991 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-15     Completed Date:  1991-10-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  822-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, New York 11042.
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MeSH Terms
Ear, Middle / surgery*
Enterobacteriaceae Infections / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Meningitis / etiology*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications*
Serratia marcescens / isolation & purification*

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