Listeria mMonocytogenes bacteremia and meningitis in a Saudi newborn.

Abstract

Listeria monocytogenes is an uncommon cause of illness in the general population. However, for some groups, including neonates, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals, this organism is an important cause of life-threatening meningoencephalitis and bacteremia. Listeriosis is not a reportable disease, but data from two surveillance studies performed… (More)

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@article{Boukhari1999ListeriaMB, title={Listeria mMonocytogenes bacteremia and meningitis in a Saudi newborn.}, author={E Boukhari and Abdulrahman M Al Mazrou and Fahad A Al Zamil and R Al Kilani}, journal={Annals of Saudi medicine}, year={1999}, volume={19 6}, pages={539-40} }