Ventriculitis from Acinetobacter calcoaceticus variant anitratus

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Abstract

Ventriculitis from infection with Acinetobacter calcoaceticus variant anitratus occurred in an infant two weeks after surgical repair of a lumbosacral meningomyelocele and ventriculoperitoneal shunting. Recovery took place on replacing the shunt with an extra-ventricular deviation device and giving gentamicin and ampicillin intravenously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)475-477
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume42
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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