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ALLMedicine™ Neonatal Meningitis Center

Research & Reviews  102 results

Targeting the BspC-vimentin interaction to develop anti-virulence therapies during Grou...
PLoS Pathogens; Manzer HS, Villarreal RI et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Bacterial infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and the rise of antibiotic resistance necessitates development of alternative treatments. Pathogen adhesins that bind to host cells initiate disease pathogenesis and repre...

Group B Streptococcal Neonatal Meningitis.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews; Tavares T, Pinho L et. al.

Feb 17th, 2022 - Neonatal bacterial meningitis is a devastating disease, associated with high mortality and neurological disability, in both developed and developing countries. Streptococcus agalactiae, commonly referred to as group B Streptococcus (GBS), remains ...

Clinical metagenomic sequencing for rapid diagnosis of neonatal meningitis caused by Ur...
Medicine Qin L, Li YH et. al.

Jan 29th, 2022 - It is challenging to obtain favorable results through conventional diagnostic testing for Ureaplasma parvum (UP), a conditional pathogen, because of the atypical clinical phenotype of UP meningitis. Herein, we report a pediatric case of neonatal m...

Normal Values for Cerebrospinal Fluid in Neonates: A Systematic Review.
Neonatology Zimmermann P, Curtis N

Nov 25th, 2021 - The diagnosis of neonatal meningitis often rests on microscopic and biochemical findings in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). There is ongoing uncertainty about age-related normal values for CSF findings in neonates, and many previous studies have in...

Virulence Factors Associated With Escherichia coli Bacteremia and Urinary Tract Infection.
Annals of Laboratory Medicine; Kim B, Kim JH et. al.

Oct 13th, 2021 - Extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) causes various infections, including urinary tract infection (UTI), sepsis, and neonatal meningitis. ExPEC strains have virulence factors (VFs) that facilitate infection by allowing bacterial cel...

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News  2 results

Urgent Call for Maternal Group B Streptococcus Vaccine

Nov 4th, 2021 - A new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is calling on researchers, vaccine developers and funders to accelerate development of an effective vaccine against group B Streptoc...

Intracranial Infection Can Mimic Hypoxic Injury on Imaging
Sherry Boschert

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO — What looks like damage from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy on neonatal brain imaging actually can be caused by intracranial infection, Robert A. Zimmerman, M.

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