Journal Article

Intractable <i>Bacillus cereus</i> Bacteremia in a Preterm Neonate

Anna B. John, Eissa A. S. A. Razak, Emad E. M. H. Razak, Niran Al-Naqeeb and Rita Dhar

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 53, issue 2, pages 131-132
Published in print April 2007 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online December 2006 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fml069
Intractable Bacillus cereus Bacteremia in a Preterm Neonate

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Although often regarded as a contaminant, Bacillus spp. have been implicated in serious systemic infections. The incidence of such infections is low with only a few cases reported in the literature. We describe the clinical course of early-onset Bacillus cereus bacteremia in a preterm neonate who was successfully treated with vancomycin.

Journal Article.  1092 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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