Original Article

Meningitis in Newborn Infants due to Listeria Monocytogenes Report of 3 Cases

Authors: FRANK LODA M.D., SARAH H. WOOD SELL M.D.

Abstract

This type of meningitis is probably more common than recognized. Early treatment with antibiotics may account for negative cultures—blood or spinal fluid—in some infants. The source of infection in neonates has not been demonstrated. Treatment is successful if early.

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