J Pediatr Infect Dis 2012; 07(03): 115-117
DOI: 10.3233/JPI-120357
Case Report
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart – New York

Group A streptococcal meningitis in a previously healthy infant

Puneet Kumar Gupta
a  Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
,
Smriti Chauhan
a  Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
,
Ramesh Chand Guleria
a  Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
,
Anil Kanga
a  Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
,
Digvijay Singh
a  Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
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09 September 2011

24 February 2012

Publication Date:
28 July 2015 (online)

Abstract

We report a case of a previously healthy two month old infant with Group A streptococcal meningitis. The case should alert pediatricians regarding its possibility and treatment as early as possible to prevent fatal outcome.