Fatal Cronobacter sakazakii Sequence Type 494 Meningitis in a Newborn, Brazil
Cláudia Elizabeth Volpe Chaves1
, Marcelo Luiz Lima Brandão1
, Mara Luci Gonçalves Galiz Lacerda, Caroline Aparecida Barbosa Coelho Rocha, Sandra Maria do Valle Leone de Oliveira, Tânia Cristina Parpinelli, Luiza Vasconcellos, Stephen James Forsythe, and Anamaria Mello Miranda Paniago
Author affiliations: National Institute of Quality Control in Health of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (C.E.V. Chaves, M.L.L. Brandão, L. Vasconcellos); Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (C.E.V. Chaves, S.M. do Valle Leone de Oliveira, A.M.M. Paniago); Regional Hospital of Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso do Sul (M.L.G. Galiz Lacerda, C.A.B. Coelho Rocha, T.C. Parpinelli); foodmicrobe.com, Adams Hill, Nottingham, UK (S.J. Forsythe)
Figure. Brain nuclear magnetic resonance image of a newborn with Cronobacter sakazakii sequence type 494 meningitis, Brazil. Extradural collections are visible in both parietal regions. Arrow indicates the more pronounced extradural collection, measuring ≈1.8 cm, in the right parietal region.
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