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Meningitis caused by an unusual genotype (ST3) of Streptococcus suis

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June 1st, 2013

We describe a case of meningitis due to Streptococcus suis with the unusual ST3 genotype. The bacterial pathogen was isolated from blood samples. S. suis genotype ST3 was initially isolated from carrier pigs, but it has not been previously associated with invasive human
infections. The patient developed serious endogenous bilateral endophthalmitis which resulted in severe visual deficiency




Vela AI., Aspiroz C., Fortuno B., Tirado G., Sierra J., Martinez R. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF..




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Participants:

Universidad ComplutenseServicio de Identificación y Caracterización Microbiana (ICM). Centro de Vigilancia Sanitaria Veterinaria (VISAVET). Universidad Complutense (UCM).

Universidad ComplutenseDepartamento de Sanidad Animal. Facultad de Veterinaria. Universidad Complutense (UCM).

Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos. Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza.

Unidad de Medicina Interna. Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza.

Unidad de Microbiología. Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza.

Unidad de Oftalmología. Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza.







FACTOR YEAR Q
2.864 2013

NLMID: 365307

PMID: 23242963

ISSN: 0300-8126



TITLE: Meningitis caused by an unusual genotype (ST3) of Streptococcus suis


JOURNAL: Infection


NUMERACIÓN: 41(3):701-3


AÑO: 2013


PUBLISHER: Springer Heidelberg


AUTHORS: Vela AI., Aspiroz C., Fortuno B., Tirado G., Sierra J., Martinez R. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF..


VISAVET PARTICIPANTS


First
Ana Isabel Vela Alonso
Last
José Francisco Fernández-Garayzabal Fernández

DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s15010-012-0382-y


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Vela AI., Aspiroz C., Fortuno B., Tirado G., Sierra J., Martinez R. and Fernandez-Garayzabal JF. Meningitis caused by an unusual genotype (ST3) of Streptococcus suis. Infection. 41(3):701-3. 2013. (A). ISSN: 0300-8126. DOI: 10.1007/s15010-012-0382-y


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