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Iatrogenic meningitis caused by Neisseria sicca/subflava after intrathecal contrast injection, Australia

Entesari-Tatafi, Damoon, Bagherirad, Mohammad, Quan, Doreen and Athan, Eugene 2014, Iatrogenic meningitis caused by Neisseria sicca/subflava after intrathecal contrast injection, Australia, Emerging infectious diseases, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1023-1025, doi: 10.3201/eid2006.131117.

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Title Iatrogenic meningitis caused by Neisseria sicca/subflava after intrathecal contrast injection, Australia
Formatted title Iatrogenic meningitis caused by Neisseria sicca/subflava after intrathecal contrast injection, Australia
Author(s) Entesari-Tatafi, Damoon
Bagherirad, Mohammad
Quan, Doreen
Athan, Eugene
Journal name Emerging infectious diseases
Volume number 20
Issue number 6
Start page 1023
End page 1025
Total pages 3
Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Place of publication Atlanta, Ga.
Publication date 2014-06
ISSN 1080-6040
1080-6059
Keyword(s) Australia
Iatragenic
Neisseria sicca/subflava
bacteria
bacterial meningitis
commensal
face mask
facemask
intrathecal
lumbar puncture
myelography
Summary We report a case of invasive Neisseria sicca/subflava meningitis after a spinal injection procedure during which a face mask was not worn by the proceduralist. The report highlights the importance of awareness of, and adherence to, guidelines for protective face mask use during procedures that require sterile conditions.
Language eng
DOI 10.3201/eid2006.131117
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
1108 Medical Microbiology
1117 Public Health And Health Services
1103 Clinical Sciences
Socio Economic Objective 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
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