Streptococcus pyogenes meningitis in children: report of two cases and literature review

Mariana V. Arnoni, Eitan N. Berezin, Marco A.P. Sáfadi, Flávia J. Almeida, Cláudia R.C. Lopes
2007 Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases  
Streptococcus pyogenes meningitis (SPM) occurs sporadically, even with the increase of invasive streptococcal disease observed in the past years. We reported two cases of SPM in infants to alert pediatricians for the possibility of this agent as a cause of meningitis in previously healthy children.
doi:10.1590/s1413-86702007000300015 pmid:17684643 fatcat:5bjw3fzqmrdujaiczhdiuplmaa