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Nepal Medical College Journal
Listeria. monocytogenes may cause meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, pyogenic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and liver abscesses in the pediatric age group. Listeria meningitis, though common in infants, is extremely infrequent in immunocompetent children. The course of meningoencephalitis by Listeria is often severe and even fatal, especially in those having an underlying predisposing condition. We hereby report a case of meningitis due to L. monocytogenes in a previously healthy threedoi:10.3126/nmcj.v20i4.26434 fatcat:kds5ycx5ananhcavlepkydymma