Neonatal Campylobacter Fetus Meningitis: A Report of an Unusual Case Academic Article uri icon

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  • Campylobacter fetus is a rare cause of meningitis in the pediatric age group and, in particular, among neonates. The clinical presentation of campylobacter meningitis in high-risk neonates is not well-described. A review of campylobacter meningitis by Lee et al1 in 1985 reported nine cases occurring in neonates, of which only one case was caused by C. fetus. In the ensuing six years only three more confirmed cases of neonatal meningitis caused by C. fetus have been reported.2,3 We here report another confirmed case of C. fetus meningitis in a neonate.


  • Bingham, William T
  • Chan, Anthony
  • Rennie, Robert
  • Williams, Kurt E
  • Sankaran, Koravangattu

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  • April 1992