Cefuroxime treatment failure and Haemophilus influenzae meningitis: Case report and review of literature

M. Arditi, B. C. Herold, R. Yogev

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The purpose of this report is to describe an infant who had a relapse of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis 1 day after completing 30 days of therapy with iv cefuroxime for H influenzae meningitis complicated by sterile subdural effusion and possible osteomyelitis. In addition, we reviewed the English language literature describing other patients in whom meningitis developed during or following cefuroxime therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-135
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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