1Intern, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
2Consultant Critical Care, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, India
3Scientist-Emeritus, Director Central Research Laboratory, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, TS, India
Streptococcus agalactiae is a common bacteria of the human flora. Infection of the CNS is a common cause of morbidity in patients with HIV infection. Meningitis in neonates and pregnant women, mainly caused by Streptococcus agalactiae. It mainly occurs in patients with an immunocompromised state. Our case report deals with an unusual case of bacterial meningitis caused by Streptococcus agalactiae in a young male patient who is a known case of HIV infection with no recent source of bacterial infection/colonization and other known risk factors.
Keywords: Streptococcus agalactiae; Meningitis; HIV Infection; Cryptococcus neoformans; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Listeria monocytogenes
Raghavendra Rao MV., et al. “An Unusual Case of Bacterial Meningitis Caused by Streptococcus agalactiae in a Young Male HIV Patient”. EC Neurology 15.7 (2023): 01-04.
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