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Flavobacterium meningosepticum in the hospital environment.
  1. M M Coyle-Gilchrist,
  2. P Crewe,
  3. G Roberts


    Ten strains of Flavobacterium meningosepticum were isolated from routine clinical material during a period of two years. Of a number of antibiotics tested, clindamycin was the only one to which they were fully sensitive. The organism was found in chlorhexidine gluconate (Hibitane) solutions in use on the wards for the storage of thermometers and for routine disinfection.

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