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
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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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meningosepticum a gram negative bacillus formerly known as Flavobacterium reclassified as Chryseobacterium meningosepticum, was identified as a causative agent of meningitis in neonates and outbreaks have occasionally been described since 1961 was identified by Dr.
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Fatal case of community-acquired bacteremia and necrotizing fasciitis caused by Chryseobacterium meningosepticum: Case report and review of the literature.
Fluid from the patient's knee joint grew Chryseobacterium meningosepticum -- a germ never previously linked to tissue or organ transplants.
Elizazabethkingia meningoseptica (formerly Flavobacterium meningosepticum and, during 1994-2005 Chryseobacterium meningosepticum) (1) is a gram-negative nonfermenting obligate aerobe.
First documented case of Chryseobacterium meningosepticum meningitis in Central African Republic.
From 1996 to 1999, 17 culture-documented systemic infections due to novel, atypical strains of Chryseobacterium meningosepticum occurred in two newborns and 15 immunocompromised patients in a medical center in Taiwan.