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TitleStreptococcus suis meningitis: first case report from Portugal
Author(s)Taipa, Ricardo Jorge Ferreira
Lopes, Virgínia
Magalhães, Marina
KeywordsAdult
Animals
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Humans
Male
Meningitis, Bacterial
Portugal
Streptococcal Infections
Streptococcus suis
Swine
Swine Diseases
Zoonoses
Issue dateJun-2008
PublisherElsevier
JournalJournal of Infection
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] Dear editor, Streptococcus suis is an important swine pathogen that can be transmitted to humans. Meningitis is the most frequent manifestation.1 A recent outbreak in China, with important morbidity and mortality, raised concern regarding S. suis as an emerging zoonotic agent.2 This letter intends to add a recent case of meningitis caused by this pathogen in Portugal to the worldwide reported list of cases.[...]
TypeLetter to the editor
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/61639
DOI10.1016/j.jinf.2008.03.002
ISSN0163-4453
e-ISSN1532-2742
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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