Salmonella meningitis in children in far north Queensland.

  title={Salmonella meningitis in children in far north Queensland.},
  author={R D Messer and T H Warnock and Richard J Heazlewood and Jeffrey N. Hanna},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={33 6},
Seven cases of Salmonella meningitis have occurred in infants in Far North Queensland since 1982. The mean age of onset was 2.8 months, and at least five of the cases were caused by Salmonella virchow. Five of the cases had significant complications during the acute illness: all required prolonged (median 34 days) inpatient management, and four developed… CONTINUE READING