Clinical and laboratory awareness for an under recognized pathogen in newborn meningitis: Mycoplasma Hominis: a case report


GÜLCAN KERSİN S. , BOZAN T. , Ozdemir H. , BİLGEN H. S. , Soyletir G., MEMİŞOĞLU A. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.2, pp.280-283, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.02.015
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-283
  • Keywords: Mycoplasma hominis, newborn, meningitis, neonate, preterm, INFECTION, INFANT

Abstract

Background. Mycoplasma hominis is a well-known bacterium colonizing the genito-urinary tract. It may cause pneumonia, bacteremia, abscesses, chronic lung disease, and rarely meningitis during the newborn period.