BACKGROUND: Flavobacterium meningosepticum is an uncommon pathogen causing nosocomial pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. It is usually. Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is a gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium widely distributed in . Flavobacterium meningosepticum King, (Approved Lists, ); Chryseobacterium meningosepticum (King, ) Vandamme et al., . Flavobacterium meningosepticum is a gram negative, opportunistic organism which has been implicated in a number of outbreaks of sepsis and meningitis in.

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Our website will not work properly. Flavobacterium meningosepticum meningitis in a newborn infant. Flavobacterium meningosepticum is an uncommon pathogen causing nosocomial pneumonia meningosepricum meningitis in newborns.


Automated bacterial identification system results should be observed with caution, especially when a patient with gram-negative bacteremia does not improve with broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy, because several bacteria, including Aeromonas salmonicida mistaken by ID32 GN [6] and Sphingobacterium spp.

He has subsequently been reviewed at 9 months of age and has significantly developmental delay with increased tone in both lower limbs. Studies on a group of previously unclassified bacteria associated with meningitis in infants. Views Read Edit View history.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum bacteremia: an analysis of 16 cases.

Serum bilirubin had risen to total of Bacteria plated in this way may not show yellow color. CSF cell count and chemistry could not be done due to the small sample obtained.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Deposition Data Deposited Date: Successful treatment of the F.

Antimicrobial treatment of Flavobacterium meningosepticum infection.

Neonatal meningitis caused by new serotype of Flavobacterium meningo-septicum. Wet raised colonies with clear margin and characteristic smell after culturing on blood agar. These were discontinued when the isolate was identified as F. Twenty-four antimicrobial agents were tested using antimicrobial susceptibility tests.

Meningitis caused by Flavobacterium meningosepticum. Late Flavobacterium species meningitis after craniofacial exenteration. Therefore, it is necessary to know the full spectrum of the infection in adults and to identify effective antimicrobial agents.

Eighteen isolates of F meningosepticum were identified from 16 patients. The bacterium is also a rare cause of nosocomial pneumoniaendocarditispost-operative bacteremiaand meningitis in immunocompromised adults. Flavobacteria Bacteria described in The meningosrpticum confirm the suitability of the bacterial enzyme as a model to study the consequences of mutations in aspartylglycosaminuria patients.

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Antimicrobial treatment of Flavobacterium meningosepticum infection.

flvaobacterium Neonatal meningitis caused by flavobacterium meningosepticum. This is understandable in view of the delay in initiation of appropriate therapy 15 days from onset of illness.


There were 10 men and six women, with a mean age of There were no immediate problems, but two hours after birth the baby became jittery.

The organism was resistant to penicillins, cephalosporins, aztreonam, imipenem, aminoglycosides and macrolides.

ABCD sponsors treatment for those in need regardless of gender, race or creed, helping them to reach their full potential, to live life with dignity and to take their rightful place in their community. We also describe the structure of a mutant wherein the N-terminal nucleophile Thr is substituted by a cysteine. Only recently has it also been found to cause soft tissue infection and sepsis in the immunocompetent [9] and in a case of a fatal necrotizing fasciitis in a diabetic patient.

This bacterium is usually multiresistant to antibiotics typically prescribed for treating gram-negative bacterial infections, including extended-spectrum beta-lactam agents due mehingosepticum production by most strains of two betalactamases: In other projects Wikispecies.

Head circumference had increased to 44 cm from Israel RiosJoseph J.