Cefuroxime treatment failure and Haemophilus influenzae meningitis

Case report and review of literature

M. Arditi, Betsy Herold, R. Yogev

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Abstract

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
JournalPediatrics
Volume84
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Haemophilus Meningitis
Cefuroxime
Haemophilus influenzae
Treatment Failure
Meningitis
Subdural Effusion
Osteomyelitis
Human Influenza
Language
Recurrence
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Cefuroxime treatment failure and Haemophilus influenzae meningitis : Case report and review of literature. / Arditi, M.; Herold, Betsy; Yogev, R.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 84, No. 1, 1989, p. 132-135.

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