Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Late onset group B streptococcal disease manifested by isolated cervical lymphadenitis
  1. K Fluegge,
  2. P Greiner,
  3. R Berner
  1. Department of Pediatrics, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr R Berner
    University Children’s Hospital, Mathildenstrasse 1, D-79106 Freiburg, Germany;


Sepsis and meningitis are the major clinical manifestations of group B streptococcal (GBS) infections in neonates, but GBS can cause a wide spectrum of presentations ranging from asymtomatic bacteraemia to fulminate septicaemia and shock. To our knowledge this is the first report of isolated neonatal lymphadenitis as a manifestation of late onset GBS disease.

  • group B streptococci
  • lymphadenitis
  • late onset disease

Statistics from


    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.