Neonatal listeriosis: A case report from sub-Himalayas

Adhikary, R.; Joshi, S.
January 2011
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p79
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 33-year-old female who had fever and breathlessness since 10 days. She was febrile with elevated jugular venous pressure and bilateral pedal edema on examination, and she was treated with ampicillin, gentamicin, and anticonvulsants. Her relatives insisted on discharge against medical advice despite being informed of the poor prognosis of the patient. The article highlights the grave prognosis and the need to be vigilant to identify Listeria monocytogenes.


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