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Vol. 18 - Num. 69

Clinical Reviews

Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in immunocompetent patient

Carlos Morell Úbedaa, Irene Cebrián Garcíaa, Carolina González Miñoa

aServicio de Pediatría. Hospital General Universitario Castellón de la Plana. Castellón. España.

Correspondence: C Morell. E-mail: carlos.morell@hotmail.com

Reference of this article: Morell Úbeda C, Cebrián García I, González Miño C. Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in immunocompetent patient. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;69:e15-e18.

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Abstract

Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen that usually cause gastroenteritis, fever, sepsis and meningitis, which characteristically affects immunocompromised, newborns, pregnant women and elderly people, with controversial and unknown epidemiology. We report a case of meningitis and secondary inadequate secretion of antidiuretic hormone syndrome in immunocompetent patient.

Keywords

Listeria monocytogenes Listeriosis Meningitis

 

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