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Ureaplasma: pathogen or passenger in neonatal meningitis?

Clifford, V., Tebruegge, M., Everest, N. and Curtis, N. (2010) Ureaplasma: pathogen or passenger in neonatal meningitis? Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 29, (1), pp. 60-64. (doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e3181b21016). (PMID:19910840).

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Abstract

The significance of Ureaplasma species as pathogens in neonatal meningitis remains contentious. Using an illustrative case of a premature infant with Ureaplasma parvum meningitis, confirmed by cerebrospinal fluid cultures and both specific and 16s rDNA polymerase chain reaction, we discuss the epidemiology of Ureaplasma species, the difficulties involved in diagnosis and establishing pathogenicity, and the challenges in defining appropriate treatment.

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Published date: January 2010
Organisations: Faculty of Medicine

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Local EPrints ID: 337635
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337635
PURE UUID: a4f29037-2b25-4d5a-bcf3-72944376b8c3

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Date deposited: 01 May 2012 15:54
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:02

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Author: V. Clifford
Author: M. Tebruegge
Author: N. Everest
Author: N. Curtis

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