European Journal of Clinical Microbiology

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 353–355 | Cite as

Meningitis caused byFusobacterium necrophorum

  • A. Tärnvik
  • G. Sundqvist
  • L. Gothefors
  • H. Gustafsson


Internal Medicine Meningitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Tärnvik
    • 1
  • G. Sundqvist
    • 2
  • L. Gothefors
    • 3
  • H. Gustafsson
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Clinical BacteriologyUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden
  2. 2.Department of EndodontologyUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden
  4. 4.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden

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