Neonatal meningitis

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Neonatal meningitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neonatal meningitis" returned 102 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The ssbL gene harbored by the ColV plasmid of an Escherichia coli neonatal meningitis strain is an auxiliary virulence factor boosting the production of siderophores through the shikimate pathway.
 

Author(s): Chloé Lemaître, Philippe Bidet, Jean-François Benoist, Dimitri Schlemmer, Elsa Sobral, Camille d'Humières, Stéphane Bonacorsi

Journal: J. Bacteriol.. 2014 Apr;196(7):1343-9.

 

The ability to capture iron is a challenge for most bacteria. The neonatal meningitis Escherichia coli strain S88 possesses several iron uptake systems, notably including siderophores. Transcriptional analysis of the ColV plasmid pS88 has shown strong induction of a previously undescribed ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Favorable outcome of neonatal cerebrospinal fluid shunt-associated Candida meningitis with caspofungin.
 

Author(s): Jop Jans, Roger J M Brüggemann, V Christmann, Paul E Verweij, Adilia Warris

Journal: Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.. 2013 May;57(5):2391-3.

 

Invasive Candida infections associated with medical devices are very difficult to cure without device removal. We present a case of neonatal cerebrospinal fluid shunt-associated Candida meningitis, in which removal of the device was precluded, that was successfully treated with caspofungin. ...

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2013

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Neonatal bacterial meningitis in Turkey: epidemiology, risk factors, and prognosis.
 

Author(s): Sultan Kavuncuoğlu, Semra Gürsoy, Özden Türel, Esin Yildiz Aldemir, Emine Hoşaf

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We aimed to determine the incidence, etiology, risk factors and outcome of bacterial meningitis in neonates.

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2013

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The terms "Neonatal meningitis" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review: neonatal meningitis in the developing world.
 

Author(s): J S Furyk, O Swann, E Molyneux

Journal: Trop. Med. Int. Health. 2011 Jun;16(6):672-9.

 

Meningitis is more common in the neonatal period than any other time in life and is an important cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Despite the majority of the burden occurring in the developing world, the majority of the existing literature originates from wealthy countries. ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2011

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[Neonatal meningitis caused by atypical Streptococcus pneumoniae: case report and review].
 

Author(s): Verónica Silva B, Felipe Castillo F, Paula O Reilly F, Isabel Araya B, Lorena Porte T, M Teresa Ulloa F, Carmen Varela A, Juanita Zamorano R

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2006 Dec;23(4):346-50.

 

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a rarely recognized cause of neonatal sepsis and/or meningitis, but it is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Traditionally, S. pneumoniae is identified in the laboratory by demonstrating susceptibility to optochin. However, the emergence ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2006

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Diffuse pneumocephalus in neonatal Citrobacter meningitis.
 

Author(s): Joseph N Alviedo, Beena G Sood, Jacob V Aranda, Cristie Becker

Journal: Pediatrics. 2006 Nov;118(5):e1576-9.

 

Pneumocephalus, intracranial air or gas collection, associated with neonatal meningitis is extremely rare. We report the first case in the United States and the second case in the world of intracranial gas accumulation in a neonate with Citrobacter koseri meningitis. The clinical ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2006

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Interest of the Detection of Hyper-virulent Clone ST17 of Group B Strep (GBS) for the Prevention of Neonatal GBS Meningitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Women at Risk of Neonatal Infections Colonize With GBS (Group B Streptococci).

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014

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Last Updated: 12 Mar 2013

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