Case Series: Elizabethkingia Meningosepticum 1550-1551
Dr. Meena Dias
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology,
Fr. Muller Medical College, Kankanady,
Mangalore, Karnataka, India 575 002.
Elizabethkingia meningosepticum is a saprophyte which exists in hospital water systems and it can be a potential source for nosocomial infections. Though the infection with these bacteria is rare, one should be aware that it is resistant to most of the antibiotics and that it has the ability to cause nosocomial infections. We are reporting here, a series of cases which were caused by E. meningosepticum.