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Meningitis and endocarditis caused by Campylobacter fetus after raw-liver ingestion.

Journal of clinical microbiology (2013-07-05)
Florence Suy, Damien Le Dû, Anne-Laure Roux, Mouna Hanachi, Aurélien Dinh, Anne-Claude Crémieux
ABSTRACT

We report Campylobacter fetus meningitis associated with endocarditis in a 75-year-old diabetic man after he consumed raw liver. C. fetus was isolated from blood samples and cerebrospinal fluid. Cure was obtained with combined intravenous imipenem-gentamicin for 4 weeks; no relapse occurred after 6 months of follow-up.

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Imipenem monohydrate, ≥98% (HPLC)