Salmonella typhimurium Meningitis in an Infant Presenting with Recurrent Meningitis
- 49 Downloads
Salmonella typhimurium meningitis in infancy is very uncommon and does not respond to usual duration of empirical antibiotic therapy. A 5-mo-old infant presented with clinical picture of acute pyogenic meningitis and was treated with empirical antibiotic therapy for 14 d. But, 2 wk after the discharge, the child presented again with similar complaints. CSF culture had grown Salmonella typhimurium following which dual antibiotic therapy was given for 6 wk.
KeywordsSalmonella typhimurium Recurrent meningitis Infant
RP managed the patient, collected the data and prepared the manuscript; PCV and PDS supervised management; PCV critically reviewed the manuscript; PR helped in diagnosis and management. PCV will act as guarantor for this paper.
Compliance with Ethical Standards
Conflict of Interest
Source of Funding