Yıl 2011, Cilt 1, Sayı 03, Sayfalar 138 - 140 2015-04-30

Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report
Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report

Fazilet Duygu [1] , Pervin Özlem Balcı [2] , Mehtap Solmaz [3] , Nilay Sefa Uçar [4]

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Enterococci are present in the gastrointestinal system as normal floral components. In the past two decades members of the genus Enterococcus have emerged as important nosocomial pathogens worldwide. Enterococci may cause a range of different disorders such as urinary tract, intraabdominal, and wound infections, as well as endocarditis, meningitis and bacteraemia. Nosocomial enterococcal meningitis is most commonly observed following ventriculoperitoneal shunt operations. Vancomycin resistant enterococcus (VRE) represents 30% of all enterococci infections. This report presents a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus meningitis case in a 66-year-old patient with ventriculoperitoneal shunt, which has not been reported in the literature before. Successful outcomes were obtained with daptomycin plus linezolid combined treatment in VRE meningitis. Treatment recommendations in VRE meningitis are also discussed in this article.
Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus, Enterococcus casseliflavus
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Yazar: Fazilet Duygu

Yazar: Pervin Özlem Balcı

Yazar: Mehtap Solmaz

Yazar: Nilay Sefa Uçar

Bibtex @ { jmid123176, journal = {Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases}, issn = {2146-3158}, eissn = {2146-9369}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları Derneği}, year = {2015}, volume = {1}, pages = {138 - 140}, doi = {10.5799/ahinjs.02.2011.03.0031}, title = {Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report}, key = {cite}, author = {Balcı, Pervin Özlem and Uçar, Nilay Sefa and Solmaz, Mehtap and Duygu, Fazilet} }
APA Duygu, F , Balcı, P , Solmaz, M , Uçar, N . (2015). Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report. Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 1 (03), 138-140. DOI: 10.5799/ahinjs.02.2011.03.0031
MLA Duygu, F , Balcı, P , Solmaz, M , Uçar, N . "Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report". Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1 (2015): 138-140 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/jmid/issue/9957/123176>
Chicago Duygu, F , Balcı, P , Solmaz, M , Uçar, N . "Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report". Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1 (2015): 138-140
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ISNAD Duygu, Fazilet , Balcı, Pervin Özlem , Solmaz, Mehtap , Uçar, Nilay Sefa . "Meningitis associated with Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus casseliflavus: First report". Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1 / 03 (Nisan 2015): 138-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.02.2011.03.0031