Corpus ID: 38076591

[Successful treatment with bacteriophage in purulent cerebrospinal meningitis in a newborn].

@article{Strj1999SuccessfulTW,
  title={[Successful treatment with bacteriophage in purulent cerebrospinal meningitis in a newborn].},
  author={L. Str{\'o}j and B. Weber-Dąbrowska and K. Partyka and M. Mulczyk and M. W{\'o}jcik},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          693-8
        }
}
The subject of this report is the case of purulent meningitis in new-born caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae. As the intensive antibiotic therapy turned out to be ineffective phage therapy was applied. Oral administration of specific phage preparate for the period of 5 weeks resulted in complete sterilization of cerebrospinal fluid and unquestionable improvement of child's health. However, after several ventriculopunctures some complications appeared (haemorrhage into central nervous system, extra… Expand
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