Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 1997 / Article

Clinical Study | Open Access

Volume 5 |Article ID 395712 |

Mariëtte Goddijn, Hans G. Schipper, Lodewijk Spanjaard, Hans Wolf, "First Trimester Listeria monocytogenes Septicemia", Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 5, Article ID 395712, 3 pages, 1997.

First Trimester Listeria monocytogenes Septicemia

Received16 Oct 1996
Accepted03 Mar 1997


Background: Little is known about fetal outcome after Listeria monocytogenes septicemia in the first trimester of pregnancy.Case: A primigravida with L. monocytogenes septicemia at 9 weeks gestation was treated with amoxicillin. At 40 weeks gestation a healthy female infant was born.Conclusion: This case shows that fetal outcome can be normal after appropriate treatment of maternal L. monocytogenes septicemia during embryogenesis.

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