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Proteus mirabilis meningitis and cerebral abscess in the newborn period.
  1. M L Smith,
  2. D Mellor


    Three cases of Proteus mirabilis meningitis in neonates are reported, in 2 of which abscess formation was proved neuroradiologically. All neonates with P. mirabilis meningitis warrant a CAT scan, as does any newborn infant with meningitis who has a continuing pleocytosis after adequate treatment with antibiotics.

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