Salmonella meningitis and its complications in infants.

  title={Salmonella meningitis and its complications in infants.},
  author={Way Seah Lee and Savithri Devi Puthucheary and Asha Omar},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={35 4},
OBJECTIVE To review the presenting features, complications and outcome of infants with Salmonella meningitis. METHODOLOGY Retrospective review of all cultures of cerebrospinal fluid positive for bacteria in children below 12 years of age, processed at the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur from 1973 to 1997. Records of all cases positive for Salmonella species were retrieved and studied. RESULTS Thirteen infants aged 3 days to 9 months with… CONTINUE READING


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