Corynebacterium xerosis ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection in an infant: report of a case and review of the literature

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1993 Jun;12(6):536-8. doi: 10.1097/00006454-199306000-00017.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid / microbiology
  • Corynebacterium Infections / diagnosis
  • Corynebacterium Infections / drug therapy
  • Corynebacterium Infections / etiology*
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Erythromycin / analogs & derivatives
  • Erythromycin / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Penicillin G / therapeutic use
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt / adverse effects*

Substances

  • erythromycin lactobionate
  • Erythromycin
  • Penicillin G