Neurological Sciences

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 155–158

Acute encephalopathy associated with Campylobacter jejuni enteritis

  • Dragan Lepur
  • Vjerislav Peterković
  • Sanja Belak Kovačević
  • Klaudija Višković
  • Nevija Kalabrić Lepur
  • Marko Kutleša
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s10072-011-0611-7

Cite this article as:
Lepur, D., Peterković, V., Kovačević, S.B. et al. Neurol Sci (2012) 33: 155. doi:10.1007/s10072-011-0611-7

Abstract

We present for the first time a case of acute encephalopathy in an adult patient induced by Campylobacter jejuni enteritis. Possible pathogenic mechanisms and importance of neuropsychological testing in the assessment of infection-related encephalopathy are discussed.

Keywords

Campylobacter jejuniEnteritisEncephalopathy

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© Springer-Verlag 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dragan Lepur
    • 1
  • Vjerislav Peterković
    • 2
  • Sanja Belak Kovačević
    • 3
  • Klaudija Višković
    • 4
  • Nevija Kalabrić Lepur
    • 5
  • Marko Kutleša
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care Medicine and NeuroinfectologyUniversity Hospital for Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljević”ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital Center ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  3. 3.Reference Centre for HIVUniversity Hospital for Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljević”ZagrebCroatia
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital for Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljević”ZagrebCroatia
  5. 5.Private Pediatric Practice “Dr. Željko Vokić”ZagrebCroatia