[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.
Full-text · Article · Aug 2007 · Journal of Clinical Microbiology