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Two cases of listeriosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1581992     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is the second report of listeriosis in Sri Lanke. It is a disease with a changing clinical pattern. Most cases are from people at the extremes of age and from people with an underlying malignancy of the lymphoproliferative and renal transplant patients. But it is now being increasingly reported in previously healthy people. The two cases presented here are from previously healthy children. Both of them also manifested a rash which helped in the detection of the second case. A rash has not been described in the literature as characteristic or a common feature other than in neo-natal listeriosis.
C D Wijesundera; M R Pinto; C Navaratnam
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Ceylon medical journal     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0009-0875     ISO Abbreviation:  Ceylon Med J     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-18     Completed Date:  1992-06-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1264702     Medline TA:  Ceylon Med J     Country:  SRI LANKA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Listeria Infections / diagnosis*

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