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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The progressive improvement in laboratory studies is shown in table. Vancomycin sensitivity clearing around disk and colistin resistance may lead to mistaking this organism as gram positive.

These enzymes are activated from a single chain precursor by intram Length and head circumference were at 25th neningosepticum while weight was at the 5th percentile.

Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is a gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium widely distributed in nature e.

Flavobacterium meningosepticum Meningitis: Report of Selected Aspects

Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. Microbiology logbooks were reviewed for F meningosepticum isolated from January,to March, This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Warning You are using a web browser that we do not support. You can also find us on social media:. Flavobacterium meningosepticum meningitia ins newborn infant. Indian J Med Res.


Elizabethkingia meningoseptica – Wikipedia

King United States Elizabethkingia outbreak Kingella kingae. Meningitis caused by an unclassified gram-negative bacterium in newborn infants. 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. Under a microscope, E. A deficiency of GA results in the human genetic disorder meningosepgicum as aspartylglycosaminuria.

Neonatal meningitis caused by new serotype of Flavobacterium meningo-septicum. You can also find us on social media: V Q 12H alongwith ceftazidime mg I. Clinical manifeatationa and treatment. Most of these are classic drugs for gram positive bacteria and not routinely tested on gram negative bacteria. The patient had an apneic episode following which he was transferred to AKUH.

An automated but so far relatively reliable Rapid NF plus system and API Zym meningoseoticum use an array of biochemical tests for better identification of nonfermenters and other bacteria and can specifically identify E.

Antimicrobial treatment of Flavobacterium meningosepticum infection.

An N-terminal nucleophile hydrolase activated by intramolecular proteolysis. Initially the organism which was cultured from CSF was suspected to be Pseudomonas and therapy was changed to carbenicillin and tobramycin.

Deposition Data Deposited Date: All except one patient survived without sequelae. ABCD sponsors treatment for those in need regardless of gender, race or creed, helping them to reach their full potential, to live life with dignity and to take their meningoseptifum place in their community.


Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Flavobacterium and Cytophaga -like bacteria. Flavobacterium meningosepticum King Chryseobacterium meningosepticum King Vandamme et al. Crystal structures of Flavobacterium glycosylasparaginase. Cranial computerized tomography was performed on seventh hospital day and showed dilatation of ventricular system with contrast enhancement suggestive of ventriculitis.

Forty-eight hours developed seizures involving the Petechiae keningosepticum seen over the extremities and baby vomited altered blood. Two patients developed meningitis due to Flavobacterium meningosepticum. Treatment with intraventricular erythromycin. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Ventricular CSF was found to be sterile one week after the initiation of this therapy. F meningosepticum is an opportunistic pathogen of low virulence and rarely causes serious infections in adults. 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.

Meningitis caused by Flavobacterium meningosepticum. Several other species of tropical trees studied did not have Elizabethkingia present on their leaves or roots, suggesting a host-specific relationship with Gnetum. The baby developed signs of meningitis within 48 hours after birth suggesting early acquisition of the infection.