Lactobacillus rhamnosus meningitis following recurrent episodes of bacteremia in a child undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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We report a case of meningitis due to Lactobacillus rhamnosus in a child undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute leukemia. Four episodes of bacteremia involving strains with pulsotypes identical to that of the cerebrospinal fluid isolate preceded meningitis. After several courses of clindamycin, no relapse occurred during the… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00250-10

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@article{Robin2010LactobacillusRM, title={Lactobacillus rhamnosus meningitis following recurrent episodes of bacteremia in a child undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.}, author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Robin and Catherine Paillard and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Marchandin and François Dem{\'e}ocq and Richard Bonnet and Claire Hennequin}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={2010}, volume={48 11}, pages={4317-9} }