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A term infant with antenatally diagnosed complex central nervous system anomalies was delivered in good condition by elective caesarean section. On day 3, a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt was inserted for hydrocephalus with gross ventriculomegaly.
On day 25, he developed fever with positive cerebrospinal fluid bacterial culture for Enterobacter cloacae. He underwent removal of the intraventricular portion of the VP shunt. The abdominal portion of the …
SK, EC, AMH, MS and RA contributed equally.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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