OJPed  Vol.2 No.2 , June 2012
Congenital sepsis caused by Eikenella corrodens
ABSTRACT
Eikenella corrodens is a part of normal human oral flora and a rare cause of intrauterine and neonatal infections. We describe a case of congenital E. corrodens sepsis with positive blood cultures at birth in the setting of low maternal risk factors for infection. Our case is one of two reported cases of congenital E. corrodens sepsis resulting in newborn survival.

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Hu, B. , Crewalk, J. and Ascher, D. (2012) Congenital sepsis caused by Eikenella corrodens. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 2, 175-177. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2012.22029.
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