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[Pneumococcal meningitis resistant to penicillin and nosocomial transmission in pediatric hospitals confirmed by genomic analysis].

Authors
  • Raymond, J
  • Bingen, E
  • Brahimi, N
  • Bergeret, M
  • Doit, C
  • Badoual, J
  • Gendrel, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives de Pédiatrie
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1996
Volume
3
Issue
12
Pages
1239–1242
Identifiers
PMID: 9033788
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This is the first case of meningitis due to penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (PRSP) associated with nosocomial spread between two children in adjacent beds. This case suggests that it is necessary to isolate patients with PRSP infection during hospitalization.

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