[Neonatal type 1 pneumococcal meningitis and maternal septicemia].

The most common organisms in neonatal meningitis are group B streptococcus and Gram negative enteric bacteriae. Although Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae are the most frequent causes of meningitis in infancy and childhood, they are uncommon in newborns. We report one case of neonatal meningitis and maternal… CONTINUE READING