Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Vertical transmission of Citrobacter freundii
  1. T J Malpas1,
  2. J J Munoz1,
  3. I Muscat2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, The General Hospital, Jersey JE1 3QS, Channel Islands;
  2. 2Department of Pathology, The General Hospital, Jersey

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

    An infant developed early respiratory distress after delivery at 34 weeks gestation after prolonged rupture of membranes. Citrobacter freundii was cultured from a maternal midstream urine sample at delivery. C freundii, resistant to ampicillin but sensitive to gentamicin, cephalosporins, and ciprofloxacin, was isolated from neonatal blood cultures taken on admission. Gram negative rods were seen on microscopy of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), with no white cells and 730 …

    View Full Text