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<i>Escherichia hermannii</i> Infection of a Cephalohematoma: Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Description of a Novel Invasive Pathogen

Karen M. Dahl, James Barry and Roberta L. DeBiasi

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 35, issue 9, pages e96-e98
Published in print November 2002 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online November 2002 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/342304
Escherichia hermannii Infection of a Cephalohematoma: Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Description of a Novel Invasive Pathogen

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We describe a neonate with bacterial infection of a cephalohematoma by Escherichia hermannii and with meningitis. We review the literature on infected cephalohematomas and E. hermannii and document the first case of invasive disease due to this pathogen.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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