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Volume 27, Number 9—September 2021

Bordetella hinzii Meningitis in Patient with History of Kidney Transplant, Virginia, USA

Joseph PechacekComments to Author , Jillian Raybould, and Megan Morales
Author affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA

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Table 1

Cerebrospinal fluid sample laboratory results in case of Bordetella hinzii meningitis in transplant patient, Virginia, USA*

Characteristic Hospital admission Hospital day 9
Leukocytes 852/mm3 26/mm3
PMNs 86% 3%
Monocytes 27% 1%
Lymphocytes 5% 96%
Erythrocytes <1 per mm3 4 per mm3
Protein 149 mg/dL† 72 mg/dL†
Glucose 58 mg/dL‡ 58 mg/dL§
Opening pressure ND 39 cm H2O

*ND, not done; PMNs, polymorphonuclear leukocytes. †No serum protein available for comparison. ‡Serum glucose 108mg/dL. §Serum glucose 89mg/dL.

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