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Neurological melioidosis in Norway presenting with a cerebral abscess
We present a case of neurological melioidosis, presenting with a cerebral abscess in a returning traveler from an endemic area. While traveling in Cambodia on holiday, the patient was admitted to local hospital for pneumonia. Her condition improved after antimicrobial treatment, and she returned to Norway when discharged. The patient had several contacts with the health care system after returning to Norway, due to recurrent fever and deterioration. Short-term antimicrobial treatment was given with temporary improvement in her condition. Eventually she developed stroke-like symptoms, and a cerebral abscess was found. Cultu...
Source: IDCases - December 3, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Neurological Melioidosis in Norway- presenting with a Cerebral Abscess
We present a case of neurological meliodosis, presenting with a cerebral abscess in a returning traveler from an endemic area. While travelling in Cambodia on holiday, the patient was admitted to local hospital for pneumonia. Her condition improved after antimicrobial treatment, and she returned to Norway when discharged. The patient had several contacts with the health care system after returning to Norway, due to recurrent fever and deterioration. Short term antimicrobial treatment was given with temporary improvement in her condition. Eventually she developed stroke-like symptoms, and a cerebral abscess was found. Cultu...
Source: IDCases - November 24, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research