Listeria monocytogenes is an important perinatal pathogen that has been associated with intrauterine and postnatal mortality and morbidity. We report on a patient with early onset listeriosis focusing on good response to Imipenem. To our knowledge, this represents the first report in which Imipenem has been used in a neonatal listeriosis. On the bases of the experience described, Imipenem appears to be an effective treatment of Listeria infections that poorly responded to conventional therapy.
|Translated title of the contribution||Successful treatment of early-onset neonatal listeriosis with Imipenem|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Rivista Italiana di Pediatria|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health