Salmonella kingabwa meningitis in a neonate.

  title={Salmonella kingabwa meningitis in a neonate.},
  author={Adina Olariu and Sangita Gupta Jain and Ajay K. Gupta},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
A 23-day-old male baby was admitted with 1 day history of high temperature, irritability and poor feeding. His general examination was unremarkable. Salmonella species grew from CSF culture and subsequent identification revealed Salmonella kingabwa, a serotype which rarely causes human illness. The child lived with his parents and regularly visited his grandmother for 4 h every day. Grandmother kept five snakes and five water dragons as pets. They lived in tanks and crawled freely around the… CONTINUE READING