[show abstract][hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Gemella haemolysans is a rare pathogen in cases of bacterial meningitis. We present a case of meningitis due to G. haemolysans in a 17-month-old boy. This is the first reported case of Gemella meningitis in a child. The patient completely recovered following intravenous therapy with linezolid and chloramphenicol.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 08/2007; 45(7):2337-9. · 4.07 Impact Factor