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Echovirus type 7 meningitis in young children

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Clinical and virological features are presented of an epidemic of aseptic meningitis in children caused by echovirus type 7. The majority of patients were younger than 1 year of age. Symptoms varied according to age. The degree of CSF pleocytosis was inversely related to age and was significantly greater in infants 7 months of age and younger than in those older than 7 months.… Read more

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Pasteurella multocida. Osteomyelitis following dog bites

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Two cases of Pasteurella multocida osteomyelitis occurred following dog bit injuries. Difficulties exist in diagnosis and treatment. The role of P Multocida and other dog mouth flora in the pathogenesis of infectious complications following dog bites is discussed. we urge a flexible antimicrobial approach based on culture results.… Read more