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Three Cases of Listeria Infection in the Immunocompromised Children
Mee Ran Kim, Bo Young Yun, Hye Young Kang, Sung Hee Jang, Hoan Jong Lee, Yong Seung Hwang, Eui Chong Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(10):1419-1426.   Published online October 15, 1992
Infection by Listeria monocytogenes, an uncommon pathogen in immunocompromised host, has been reported in neonates, pregnant women and adults with defective cell mediated immunity but not in children in Korea. It can cause sepsis, meningitis, abortion, premature labor, intrauterine fetal infection. etc. We have experienced L. monocytogenes sepsis and/or meningitis in three children under immunosuppresive therapy for lymphoma-leukemia, cytophagic histiocytic...
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