Chryseobacterium meningosepticum


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Chryseobacterium meningosepticum

Flavobacterium meningosepticum, CDC group IIa Bacteriology A bacterium of soil, water, plants, foods, hospital water–incubators, tap water, hemodialysis systems, pharmaceuticals Mode of transmission Uncertain, but probably linked to contaminated medical devices and fluids; occasionally transmitted via the birth canal to neonate Clinical Bacteremia, neonatal meningitis, rarely adult meningitis; may be found in mixed wound infections, ocular infections, URIs, UTIs, sinusitis, endocarditis, peritonitis, fasciitis

Chrys·e·o·bac·te·ri·um me·ning·o·sep·ti·cum

(kris'ē-ō-bak-tē'rē-ŭm mĕ-nin'gō-sĕp'ti-kŭm)
Among the normal flora of the human respiratory tract, this bacterial species occasionally causes nosocomial infection, including neonatal meningitis. Formerly called Flavobacterium meningosepticum.
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