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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 197-198

Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in an elderly, alcoholic male


Department of Microbiology, Fr Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Meena Dias
S-3, Casa Leila, S.L. Mathias Road, Falnir, Mangalore - 575 002, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-344X.138607

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Listeriosis is a zoonotic infection seen normally in herd animals. Humans can be infected by consumption of raw meat, fish, milk, vegetables or canned refrigerated foods. There are many reports of listeriosis in pregnant females, neonates and immune-compromised individuals. However, due to limited clinical suspicion in India, only a few cases has been reported, most of them in neonates. We report here a case of Listeria meningitis in an elderly alcoholic male who was treated successfully with ampicillin and vancomycin.


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