Shalom Ben Shimol

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Listeria monocytogenes meningitis is very rare in immunocompetent children. We present a case of a previously healthy 6-year-old girl who developed L. monocytogenes meningitis and ventriculitis. We also review the medical literature on non-neonatal L. monocytogenes meningitis in immunocompetent children.
OBJECTIVE N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), a marker of ventricular strain, and C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, are reportedly elevated in school-aged children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We hypothesized that cardiovascular morbidity affects circulating markers and their echocardiographic and polysomnographic(More)
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