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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At the meeting of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes, the organization’s subcommittee on the taxonomy of Flavobacterium and Cytophaga-like bacteria named J. Glucose and calcium gluconate were given intravenously. The favobacterium started feeding and gaining weight.

International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. It is negative by the urease test.

Rifamycin in neonatal liavobacteria meningitis. Two patients developed meningitis due to Flavobacterium meningosepticum. By using this meningosspticum, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum.

The medical records of mfningosepticum patients were reviewed. Similar to the human structure, the bacterial GA forms an alphabetabetaalpha sandwich. Flavobacterium meningosepticum was isolated in two cases 2. You can also find us on social media: Studies on a group of previously unclassified bacteria associated with meningitis in infants.


Epidemic meningitis of the newS horn caused by flavobacteria. A ventriculoperitoneal shunt was placed and child was discharged after 9 days hospitalization. Initially the organism which was cultured from CSF was suspected to be Pseudomonas flavobacterim therapy was changed to carbenicillin and tobramycin.

Bacteria plated in this way may not show yellow color. We also describe the structure of a mutant wherein the N-terminal nucleophile Thr is substituted by a cysteine. Eighteen isolates of F meningosepticum were identified from 16 patients. Rifamycin in neonatal flavobacteria meningitis. Experimental Data Snapshot Method: Open in a separate window. Only recently has it also been found to cause soft tissue infection and sepsis in the immunocompetent [9] and in a case of a fatal necrotizing fasciitis in a diabetic patient.

A deficiency of GA results in the human genetic disorder known as aspartylglycosaminuria. These were discontinued when the isolate was identified as F. Two species of Elizabethkingia have recently been found to be abundant on the leaf and root surfaces of the tropical tree Gnetum gnemon in Malaysia. Views Read Edit View history. Funding is constantly needed for new projects and to update and refurbish existing facilities.


Under meningisepticum microscope, E. Reducing the use of unnecessary residual devices and invasive procedures may help reduce the incidence of infection. However, unlike many other Aeromonas species such as A.


Tlavobacterium and Amikacin were continued after blood and CSF cultures. Exchange transfusion was performed and the baby was mechanically ventilated. Meningitis caused by Flavobacterium meningosepticum. Neonatal meningitis caused by Flavobacterium meningosepticum type F.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum.

Macromolecule Content Total Structure Weight: Twenty-four antimicrobial agents were tested using antimicrobial susceptibility tests. Please review our privacy policy. F meningosepticum is an opportunistic pathogen of low virulence and rarely causes serious infections in adults.

Birth weight was 2.

There have been very few cases reported from the South Asian subcontinene 7. Wet raised colonies with clear margin and characteristic smell after culturing on blood agar.