Imipenem for treatment of relapsing Salmonella meningitis in a newborn infant

Koc E., Turkyilmaz C. , Atalay Y., Sen E.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA JAPONICA, cilt.39, sa.5, ss.624-625, 1997 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Salmonella meningitis is a rare clinical entity that occurs mainly during early infancy. Treatment of Salmonella infections may be complicated by the bacteria's growing resistance to clinically important antimicrobial agents, especially third-generation cephalosporins. A report is presented of a newborn infant with Salmonella meningitis who relapsed after 4 weeks of cefotaxime treatment and was cured completely with imipenem cilastatin therapy.