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Community-Acquired Meningitis and Sepsis Caused by Chryseobacterium meningosepticum in a Patient Diagnosed with Thalassemia Major

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Publisher
American Society for Microbiology
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PMC
Keywords
  • Case Reports
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Chryseobacterium meningosepticum is a rare pathogen in cases of bacterial meningitis in adults and adolescents. We report on the case history of a 17-year-old boy with thalassemia major and meningitis and sepsis caused by C. meningosepticum in splenectomized. The patient received vancomycin therapy for 21 days and was discharged in a state of complete recovery.

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