Cerebellar abscess and meningitis, caused by Shewanella putrefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae, associated with chronic otitis media


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Yilmaz G. , AYDIN K., BEKTAS D., CAYLAN R., CAYLAN R., Koksal I.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, cilt.56, ss.1558-1560, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1099/jmm.0.47044-0
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1558-1560

Özet

Shewanella putrefaciens is a facultatively anaerobic, non-motile, Gram-negative, non-fermentative bacterium. It is found in various environments and has been isolated worldwide. S. putrefaciens is a rare cause of brain abscesses and meningitis. This is a case report of a cerebellar abscess and meningitis caused by Shewanella putrefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae in a river trap fisherman.