Neurological Surgery No Shinkei Geka Volume 10, Issue 1 (January 1982)

Pseudomonas Cepacia Meningitis:Report of 3 cases Takuji TAKAGI 1 , HajiMe NAGAI 1 , Manabu KOBAYASHI 2 , Nagao SHINAGAWA 3 1Department of Neurosurgery, Nagoya City University Medical School 22nd Department of Surgery, Nagoya City University Medical School 31st Department of Surgery, Nagoya City University Medical School Keyword: Pseudomonas cepacia , Meningitis , Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole , Children pp.83-88
Published Date 1982/1/10
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Pseudomonas cepacia (Ps. cepacia), usually anon-patho-genic organism, has been described recently as acause ofhuman disease.

The authors have recently observed 3 children withmenin-gitis caused by Ps. cepacia. These cases were treatedsuc-cessfully with an oral administration ofSulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim, after treatment with antibiotics hadfailed.Case 1 was a 7 month old male with a V-P shunt, whohadsuffered from hydrocephalus followingintraventricularhemorrhage in the neonatal period.

The infant did well until the 7th month after theshuntoperation.

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Neurological Surgery 脳神経外科
10巻1号 (1982年1月)
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