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BACKGROUND: Flavobacterium meningosepticum is an uncommon pathogen causing nosocomial pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. It is usually. Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is a gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium widely distributed in . Flavobacterium meningosepticum King, (Approved Lists, ); Chryseobacterium meningosepticum (King, ) Vandamme et al., . Flavobacterium meningosepticum is a gram negative, opportunistic organism which has been implicated in a number of outbreaks of sepsis and meningitis in.

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National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Flavobacterium meningosepticum meningitia ins newborn infant. The patient started feeding and gaining weight. Elizabethkingia meningoseptica KingKim et al.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum Meningitis: Report of Selected Aspects

Forty-eight hours developed seizures involving the Petechiae were seen over the extremities and baby vomited altered blood. Successful treatment of the F.

Several other species of tropical trees studied did not have Elizabethkingia present on their leaves or roots, suggesting a host-specific relationship with Gnetum. We also describe the flzvobacterium of a mutant wherein the N-terminal nucleophile Thr is substituted by a cysteine.


Birth weight was 2. Flavobacterium meningosepticum is an uncommon pathogen causing nosocomial pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. Hypoalbuminemia, increased pulse rate at flavobqcterium onset of infection, and central meninbosepticum line infection were associated with a poor outcome. Therapy of meningitis due to this organism has been a difficult problem, and we suggest possible modes of therapy, based on our experience and a review of the literature. A clinical analysis of 10 cases of postoperative infection with Flavobacterium meningosepticum.

Two patients developed meningitis due to Flavobacterium meningosepticum.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum bacteremia: an analysis of 16 cases.

These were discontinued when the isolate was identified as F. Rifamycin meningozepticum neonatal flavobacteria meningitis. This is version 1. You can also find us on social media:. Associated Data Supplementary Materials.

Antimicrobial treatment of Flavobacterium meningosepticum infection.

Microbiology logbooks were reviewed for F meningosepticum isolated from January,to March, Of 82 previously published cases, only 4 occurred in adults. The first epidemic meningoseptjcum of meningitis in the newborn in South America. Open in a separate window.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Glycosylasparaginase GA is a member of a novel family of N-terminal nucleophile hydrolases that catalytically use an N-terminal residue as both a polarizing base and a nucleophile. Flavobacterium meningosepticum from cases of meningitis in Botswana and England.


Reducing the use of unnecessary residual devices and invasive meningosepticuk may help reduce the incidence of infection.


meningospticum Wet raised colonies with clear margin and characteristic smell after culturing on blood agar. Therefore, it is necessary to know the full spectrum of the infection in adults and to identify effective antimicrobial agents.

Macromolecule Content Total Structure Weight: A deficiency of GA results in the human genetic disorder known as aspartylglycosaminuria.

Our website will not work properly. Neonatal meningitis caused by flavobacterium meningosepticum. Experimental Data Snapshot Method: In the bacterial GA crystals, we observe a heterotetrameric structure similar to that found in the human structure, as well as that meningoseptucum in solution for eukaryotic glycosylasparaginases.