Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli in Neonates and Listeria monocytogenes in Young Children with Bacterial Meningitis in Japan

Munehiro Furuichi, Mizuki Yaginuma, Masayoshi Shinjoh, Takuma Ohnishi, Takao Takahashi, Satoshi Iwata

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Abstract

Nationwide surveillance of pediatric bacterial meningitis in Japan from 2019 to 2021 revealed two uncommon situations not covered by the recommended empiric treatment that were not rare in Japan, namely, extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing-producing Escherichia coli in neonates and Listeria monocytogenes in children older than 1 month.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-168
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023 Mar 1

Keywords

  • ESBL-producing Escherichia coli
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • bacterial meningitis
  • empiric treatment
  • guideline

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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