Neonatal meningitis due to non-encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae in a set of twins--a case report.

@article{Lim1994NeonatalMD,
  title={Neonatal meningitis due to non-encapsulated Haemophilus influenzae in a set of twins--a case report.},
  author={C. T. Lim and Navaratnam Parasakthi and Savithri Devi Puthucheary},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={104-5}
}
A set of twins born to a 24-year-old primigravida had evidence of sepsis 24 to 60 hours after birth and were treated empirically with penicillin and gentamicin. A non-encapsulated H. influenzae biotype IV strain was isolated from the blood cultures of both and from the CSF of twin II. The isolates were beta-lactamase positive and hence showed resistance to… CONTINUE READING