Cupriavidus pauculus (Ralstonia paucula) concomitant meningitis and septicemia in a neonate: first case report from India.

@article{Duggal2013CupriavidusP,
  title={Cupriavidus pauculus (Ralstonia paucula) concomitant meningitis and septicemia in a neonate: first case report from India.},
  author={Shalini Dewan Duggal and Renu Gur and Renuka Nayar and Sharon Rainy Rongpharpi and Divyashri Jain and Rakesh Kumar Gupta},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={405-9}
}
Ralstonia paucula (formerly classified as CDC (Centre for Disease Control) group IVc-2, Wautersia paucula; recently renamed as Cupriavidus pauculus) is an environmental Gram-negative bacillus isolated from water sources and can cause serious human infections. Patients recover bacteriologically indicating low virulence. A total of 32 cases have been reported world-wide, but no isolation has ever been reported from cerebrospinal fluid or in India. The first case of R. paucula meningitis and… CONTINUE READING