Cerebellar abscess and meningitis, caused by Shewanella putrefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae, associated with chronic otitis media


Yilmaz G., Aydin K., Bektas D., Caylan R., Caylan R., Koksal I.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, cilt.56, ss.1558-1560, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1099/jmm.0.47044-0
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1558-1560

Özet

Shewanella putrefaciens is a facultatively anaerobic, non-motile, Gram-negative, non-fermentative bacterium. It is found in various environments and has been isolated worldwide. S. putrefaciens is a rare cause of brain abscesses and meningitis. This is a case report of a cerebellar abscess and meningitis caused by Shewanella putrefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae in a river trap fisherman.