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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31816feec4
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NEONATAL MENINGOENCEPHALITIS CAUSED BY BACILLUS CEREUS

Manickam, Nisha DO*; Knorr, Aimee MD†; Muldrew, Kenneth L. MD, MPH‡

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Abstract

The classic organisms associated with central nervous system infection in the neonate are herpes simplex, Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli, and Streptococcus agalactiae; we describe an unusual case of neonatal meningoencephalitis caused by Bacillus cereus.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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