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Meningitis caused by an alkali-producing pseudomonad.
  1. W A Cowlishaw,
  2. M E Hughes,
  3. H C Simpson

    Abstract

    The clinical and microbiological features of a case of meningitis, due to an alkali-producing pseudomonad which closely resembles Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes, are described. A respiratory infection and a course of antibiotic therapy before admission to hospital may have been predisposing factors to opportunistic infection by this normally saprophytic organism. The problems of identifying alkali-producing pseudomonads are discussed.

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