Comorbidities and factors associated with central nervous system infections and death in non-perinatal listeriosis: a clinical case series

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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Background Listeriosis is a rare disease caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes and mainly affects at risk people. Listeriosis can lead to sepsis, central nervous system (CNS) infections and death. The objectives of this study were to describe and quantify comorbidities and neurological sequelae underlying non-perinatal listeriosis cases and to describe the factors associated with death and CNS infections in non-perinatal listeriosis. Methods We retrospectively collected clinical data through computerized, paper or microfilmed medical records in two Belgian university hospi…

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