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NEONATAL MENINGOENCEPHALITIS OF MIXED ETIOLOGY IN A NEWBORN: CASE REPORT

Journal: Journal of the Grodno State Medical University (Vol.18, No. 5)

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Page : 619-623

Keywords : congenital infection; newborn; neonatal meningoencephalitis; congenital CMV; diagnosis; treatment; mixed infection;

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Abstract

The article describes a problem of mixed congenital infection. In this clinical case a severe disease, caused by Streptococcus agalactiae and Cytomegalovirus was illustrated. Despite different complications and diagnostic difficulties, the newborn was successfully managed with antibacterial and antiviral treatment. The patient presented full recovery and successful neurodevelopmental outcome after mixed meningoencephalitis. Diagnosis, treatment and follow up tactic are discussed.

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